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Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.

Calico Cutie Cat Vase

Full of pizzazz and personality, this kitty vase combines creativity, color and texture for a desktop keepsake you’ll always treasure. Follow the pattern and then give it your personal touches for the purr-fect look.

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Instructions:

1. Wipe vase with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.

2. Pour some Pure Brilliance into vase, roll around to coat inside of vase and pour excess out into clean container. Let dry.

3. Transfer pattern to vase using pencil with clay carbon paper or tracing paper.

4. Brush three coats Straw Sprinkles in cat’s ears, around eyes and design in between eyes. Also brush into some of the circles.

5. Brush three coats Kiwi Sprinkles in eyes and some of the smaller circles in background.

6. Brush three coats Aqua Sprinkles in circles on cat’s body. Let dry.

7. Brush three coats Orange Sprinkles on remainder of cat with the exception of Really Red Sprinkles on nose and claws. Let dry.

8. Paint background with three coats Really Red Sprinkles painting around the circles. Let dry.

9. Use French Straw French Dimensions to make scallop lines around the Straw Sprinkles circles and dots around the eyes. Let dry.

10. Use White French Dimensions for dot in cat’s eyes, whiskers, scallop design and dots in the Aqua Sprinkles circles on cat’s body and tail. Let dry.

11. Use Black French Dimensions to outline inner ears, around eyes, nose and mouth, chin, paws and leg and around Kiwi Sprinkles dots in background. Let dry.

12. Place unglazed base on shelf and fire to cone 06.

 

Miscellaneous:

  • Clean container for excess glaze
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Potter’s sponge
  • Pencil
  • Clay carbon paper or tracing paper
  • Paper towels

Patterns:

  • Calico Cutie Cat Vase Pattern1

Designed By:

http://www.ilovetocreate.com/content/images/thumbs/0048126_250.jpeg

Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.