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Picture of Dad to the Bone Skull Plate

Designed By:

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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.

Dad to the Bone Skull Plate

Show your dad that he’s bad to the bone with a wickedly cool skull plate that’s perfect for using at the grill or at the table! 

  1. Wipe plate with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Use a pencil to lightly sketch “DAD TO THE BONE” in block letters along the top of plate rim. Create flames on the lower half as shown.
  3. Brush 3 coats of Sunflower Yellow onto the lower half of letters and 3 coats of Paprika Red onto the upper half of letters, blending into the Sunflower Yellow.
  4. Brush 3 coats of Sunflower Yellow onto the flames and 3 coats of Paprika Red onto centers of flames as shown. Let dry.
  5. Use the pencil to lightly sketch a bandana and sunglasses onto skull. Add in a jaw under teeth to create a smile.
  6. Brush 3 coats of Paprika Red onto the bandana. If desired, make dots on bandana using paintbrush handle dipped in Sunflower Yellow. Brush 3 coats of Black onto sunglasses and nostrils. Outline teeth and create a smile line, and fill in inside of lower jaw with Black.
  7. Brush 3 coats of Light Gray onto background of plate. Let dry.
  8. Brush 3 coats of Black onto plate rim, painting around letters and flames, and brush 3 coats onto backside of plate. Let dry completely.
  9. Brush 2 coats of Pure Brilliance onto skull parts, and one light coat onto remainder of plate. Let dry completely.
  10. Stilt and fire to cone 06.
 Print

Miscellaneous:

  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Paper towels
  • Pencil

Patterns:

  • Dad to the Bone Skull Plate

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.