A Bunny in the Flowers

 

Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-882 Rectangle Plate
Color
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-24 Dandelion
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-28 Blue Isle
  • SC-73 Candy Apple Red
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel
  • SC-91 Seabreeze
  • SC-95 Pinkie Swear
  • SC-97 Cant-elope
  • FN-001 White
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner
  • DSS-0101 Woodland Animals
  • DSS-0112 Floral
  • DSS-0113 Bugs
  • AC-310 Silkscreen Medium
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge

Additional Materials

Bunny in the Flowers

Designer: Marcia Roullard
 
 

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.

  2. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of FN-001 White on the top of the plate.

  3. Using a palette knife, thicken SC-28 Blue Isle with AC-310 Silkscreen Medium to the consistency of peanut butter.

  4. Using the larger flowers from DSS-0112 Floral and the lady bug from DSS-0113 Bugs, screen the flowers and lady bug. Rub the thickened SC-28 Blue Isle mixture through the screen onto MB-882 Rectangle Plate. Repeat process until the surface is covered.
    • Note: It may be necessary to clean the screen in between screening multiple images to keep crisp, accurate images. Review the Silkscreen Instructions for further instructions.

  5. Tint S-2101 Crystal Clear with red food coloring. Using a palette knife, thicken the red tinted S-2101 Crystal Clear with AC-310 Silkscreen Medium to the consistency of peanut butter.

  6. Using the rabbit from DSS-0101 Woodland Animals, rub the thickened, tinted S-2101 Crystal Clear over the screen with your finger. 
    • Note: This process will act as a mask when coloring the rabbit.

  7. Using the flowers from DSS-0112 Floral (grain-side up), rub the thickened, tinted S-2101 Crystal Clear over the screen with your finger. Repeat for flowers #1, #2, #3, and #4. For flower #5, flip the screen and rub the thickened, tinted S-2101 Crystal Clear mixture over the screen with your finger. 

  8. Using the lady bug from DSS-0113 Bugs, rub the thickened, tinted S-2101 Crystal Clear over the screen with your finger. 

  9. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-91 Seabreeze to color the screened rabbit. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats. Be sure to stay inside the outline of the rabbit. Be sure not to puddle the glaze.

  10. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-97 Cant-elope to the center of the flowers #4 and #5. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats.

  11. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-24 Dandelion to color the remainder of the flowers #4 and #5, except the leaves and stems. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats.

  12. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-95 Pinkie Swear to color the petals of flower #3. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats.

  13. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-97 Cant-elope to the center of flower #2. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats.

  14. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-75 Orange-A-Peel to color the remainder of flower #2, except the leaves and stem. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats.

  15. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-73 Candy Apple Red to color flower #1. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats.

  16. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-27 Sour Apple to color all the leaves and stems of the flowers. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats.

  17. Allow glazes to completely dry.

  18. With a palette knife, thicken SC-15 Tuxedo with AC-310 Silkscreen Medium to the consistency of peanut butter.

  19. Align the rabbit from DSS-0101 Woodland Animals, grain-side up, over the SC-91 Seabreeze colored area. Rub the thickened SC-15 Tuxedo mixture over the screen with your finger.

  20. Align the flowers from DSS-0112 Floral, grain-side up, over the appropriate colored flowers on MB-882 Rectangle Plate. Rub the thickened SC-15 Tuxedo mixture over the screen with your finger. Repeat process for flowers #1, #3 and #4. For flowers #2 and #5, flip the screen and rub the thickened SC-15 Tuxedo mixture over the grain-side up screen with your finger.

  21. Align the leaves from flower #5 from DSS-0112 Floral, grain-side down, with flower #2. Using the thickened SC-15 Tuxedo mixture, rub over the screen with your finger.

  22. Align the tulip from DSS-0112 Floral near the rabbit (allow enough space for 2 screened tulips). Using the thickened SC-15 Tuxedo mixture, rub with your finger over the screen. Repeat process for the second tulip. 
    • It may be necessary to clean the screen in between process. Review the Silkscreen Instructions for further instructions.

  23. Allow screened images to completely dry.

  24. If desired, apply clear glaze of choice to the front of the MB-882 Rectangle Plate.

  25. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of SC-28 Blue Isle to the back of MB-882 Rectangle Plate. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats.

  26. Stilt and fire to cone 06/05.

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