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Picture of Springtime in the Kitchen Canister Set

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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.

Springtime in the Kitchen Canister Set

The crisp, clean colors from Duncan® Satin Glazes® and E-Z Stroke® Underglazes blossom on the Duncan® Oh Four® canister collection to help brighten up your kitchen décor so it always feels as fresh as spring. 

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Instructions:

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

LARGE CANISTER: 

1. Pour some Pure Brilliance into canister. Roll around to coat bottom and sides; pour our excess into clean plastic container. Repeat with lid, coating inside and brushing two coats to bottom of lid. 

2. In one of the clean containers, pour in some Chartreuse to approximately ¼ full. Slowly add Neon Blue to create a turquoise. Stir well.

3. Pour some Satin Glazes White into the other plastic container (about ½ full).  Slowly pour some of the Chartreuse and Neon Blue turquoise mixture into the White to achieve a light aqua color. When you have the desired color, mix well.

4. Brush three coats of the light aqua mixture to bottom of canister.

5. Using Fan Glaze brush, paint three coats of the light aqua mixture to the outer area of canister. 

6. Use the No. 6 Round brush to paint three coats of the light aqua mixture around the handle on top of lid and the remainder of lid. 

7. Paint three coats Satin Glazes White to the handle nested in the concaved area of lid.

8. Use pencil and tracing paper to transfer pattern to canister.

9. Pour small puddles of Neon Orange, Passion Red, Yellow Orange and French Brown on palette.

10. Dip No. 6 Round brush into water and then load with French Brown. Pull brush following the traced branch lines. Use No. 1 Liner brush to paint the fine branches.

11. Dip same brush into the French Brown and use the tip to brush the lower part of limb to darken.

12. Rinse No. 6 Round. Dip into the Neon Orange and the tip with the Passion Red.  Press brush down for each petal. Dip Liner brush into some French Brown and make thin strokes in center of opened blossoms. Use back of brush to dip into the Yellow Orange and add dots to centers.

13. Stilt canister and lid in kiln and fire to cone 06.

 

MEDIUM CANISTER:

1. Pour some Pure Brilliance into canister. Roll around to coat bottom and sides; pour our excess into clean plastic container. Repeat with lid, coating inside and brushing two coats to bottom of lid. 

2. Basecoat canister and base with three coats of Satin Glazes White.

3. Use pencil and tracing paper to transfer pattern onto canister.

4. Pour small puddles of E-Z Strokes Peacock Green, Yellow Orange, Neon Orange, Ivy Green, French Brown and Cobalt Jet Black.

5. Dip No. 6 Round brush in a little water then into the Yellow Orange. Brush into the stomach area of birds. Dip into the Neon Orange and lay in color. (Refer to photo.) Rinse brush.

6. Dip rinsed brush into the Peacock Green. Apply color onto the heads, upper part of wings and tails; blend color into the Yellow Orange. Rinse brush.

7. Dip rinsed brush into the Brown and brush in the tree branches. Use the Liner brush for the fine twigs.

8. Use No. 6 Round to brush leaves with Ivy Green. Use Liner brush to paint Neon Orange onto the flower blossoms.

9. Use Liner to paint Cobalt Jet Black in eyes, beaks, feet and detail around wings.

10. Stilt canister and lid in kiln and fire to cone 06.


SMALL CANISTER:

1. Pour some Pure Brilliance into canister. Roll around to coat bottom and sides; pour our excess into clean plastic container. Repeat with lid, coating inside and brushing two coats to bottom of lid.

2. Using the same light aqua mixture, paint three coats to exterior of canister, top of lid and outer base.

3. Paint the handle with three coats of the Satin Glazes White.

4. Use pencil and tracing paper to transfer pattern onto canister.

5. Brush Neon Orange into the petals. While wet, brush a little Passion Red into petals and dab into the small blossoms.

6. Brush some Ivy Green onto leaves.

7. Use the French Brown to paint in the branches. 

8. Use Liner brush to make fine lines in the center of flowers with a small dot of French Brown on the ends.

9. Stilt canister and lid in kiln and fire to cone 06.

Miscellaneous:

  • Tracing paper
  • Pencil
  • Clean plastic containers (2 – approx. margarine size)
  • Container for water
  • Potter’s sponge
  • Foil or foam plate for palette

Patterns:

  • Springtime in the Kitchen Canister Set Pattern 1

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.