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Picture of My Baby Love 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.

My Baby Love Plate

Capture the sweetness of tiny toes on this keepsake plate that makes a special Valentine’s Day gift for parents and grandparents! Use Duncan® Concepts® Underglazes to create a decorative plate they’ll love for years to come.

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Instructions:

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

2. Pour puddle of Bright Pink on palette.

3. Use sponge to dab a heavy coat of Bright Pink on baby’s foot. Carefully imprint on plate at a slight angle to create on half of “V” for word. Clean foot and repeat process with other foot to complete “V.” Tip: If baby’s feet are not available, you can use the sides of clenched fists to create a foot shape with color; just paint and press as described above. Use tip of finger to create toes. 

4. Lightly with pencil, freehand “l,” “o” and “e” in front of and after feet to create the word “love.” Refer to photo.

5. Load No. 1 Liner with Really Red and paint over letters. Let dry and repeat with a second coat. 

6. Paint a heart in between feet with three coats of Really Red.

7. Dip flat, unused end of pencil eraser in Bright Pink and create hearts around rim of plate by dabbing two dots at a slight angle that touch at the base, then using the No. 1 Liner to paint in the point under each dot.

8. Place plate on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.

9. Brush two coats of Pure Brilliance onto entire plate. Let dry completely.

10. Stilt and fire to cone 06.

Miscellaneous:

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

Patterns:

  • Baby Feet Love

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.