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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.

Portly Panda Plate

Everyone’s favorite giant bear looks adorable on the Duncan® Oh Four® small animal plate. Give this China native personality plus with a few brushstrokes of your creature creativity!

  1. Wipe plate with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Place pattern on plate with clay carbon paper underneath. Trace over lines to transfer design onto plate.
  3. Trace round shape or template on piece of contact paper. Cut out two circles. 
  4. Remove backing and adhere to center of the two black shapes over nose.
  5. Brush two good coats Black to outer ears, over eye masks and nose, leaving white highlight.
  6. Use Liner brush and paint line under nose and mouth with two good coats of Black. Let dry.
  7. Remove round shapes from eyes.
  8. Paint two Black circles in each eye for pupils.
  9. Paint 2-3 coats Dark Ginger in outer eyeball. Let dry.
  10. Use Liner brush to paint Black pupils leaving white highlight. Let dry.
  11. Brush three coats Light Gray to inner ears.
  12. Use Liner brush dipped in Light Gray to dab short lines around muzzle. Let dry and repeat. Let dry.
  13. Place plate on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
  14. Brush a coat of Pure Brilliance in white, bisque areas of plate. Let dry. 
  15. Brush a second lighter coat Pure Brilliance on entire front of plate. Let dry.
  16. Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to back of plate. Let dry.
  17. Stilt on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
 Print

Miscellaneous:

  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Paper towels
  • Pencil
  • Clay carbon paper
  • Scissors
  • Circle template (1" diameter)
  • Clear contact paper

Patterns:

  • Portly Panda 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.