Select a nonmoving glaze so that the design or pattern does not become distorted in the glaze firing. Apply 3 coats to bisque plate, using a fan brush. Let dry.
Trace design on plate, using, clay carbon and pencil. Typical majolica designs are traditional fruits, flower and leaves, abstracts or patterns.
Apply 2 coats of glaze to design, using a round brush. Let dry. We use Concepts Underglazes for the design glaze.
Outline and detail design, using a liner brush. Let dry. After the glaze firing, the design is a permanent part of the glaze surface.