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Spring Leaves Ceramic Eggs

Leaf silhouettes highlight the natural look of these soft-colored ceramic eggs. Make your own stencils for an easy way to decorate with Duncan® True Matte Pastels™.

  1. Use a damp potter’s sponge to wipe off bisque dust from eggs.
  2. Trace leaf patterns on shelf paper and cut out the leaf silhouettes. Remove backing from the leaf shapes and adhere to eggs.
  3. Brush 3-4 coats of Blushing, Moonlight, Baby Blues and Sweet Dreams to four of the eggs and Marshmallow Crème to two of the eggs. Let dry. Remove stencils.
  4. To the eggs painted with Marshmallow Creme, inside the leaf design, brush 3-4 coats Minted on one egg and 3-4 coats Dreamsicle in the leaf of the second egg.
  5. To the remaining four colored eggs, brush 3-4 coats of Marshmallow Crème inside the leaf silhouettes. Let dry.
  6. Stilt eggs on vertical firing rods to insert in holes. Fire to cone 06.

 

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Miscellaneous:

  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Marker
  • Craft knife or scissors
  • Clear adhesive-backed shelf paper
  • Skewers or thin rods to support eggs during drying process