Clowning Around

Explore and expand color usage with fun handprint clown.  Maybe provide a little bit more expression in the clown's eyes? I'm just sayin' . . .

Products Used

  • MB-102 Coupe Dinner Plate
  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-36 Irish Luck
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel
  • SC-76 Cara-bein Blue
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponges
Additional Materials
Project Info


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, paint hand with one good coat of SC-27 Sour Apple and place handprint in the center of the plate.
  3. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-75 Orange-A-Peel to the top of the palm where the fingers meet. This is for the hair.
  4. Then apply 2 coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale in a large spot to the cener of the palm for a nose and a curled sausage shape for the mouth.
  5. Apply a spot of SC-27 Sour Apple for the knot in the bow tie at the base of the palm.
  6. Apply 3 coats of SC-76 Cara-bein Blue in 2 triangle shapes at the bottom of the palm for a bow tie.
  7. Apply 2 wiggly coats of SC-36 Irish Luck, SC-6 Sunkissed and SC-76 Cara-bein Blue around the fingers in alternate colors for the balloon strings.
  8. Using the above colors and SC-74 Hot Tamale, SC-75 Orange-A-Peel and SC-27 Sour Apply, apply 2 coats in splashes on the edge of the plate for balloons.
  9. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, apply SC-15 Tuxedo to all the strings of the balloons, crosses for eyes, line in the mouth, and 2 small v shapes in the bow tie.
  10. Allow to dry.
  11. Apply Clear Glaze of Choice (optional). Allow to dry.
  12. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06.

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