A Plateful of Peonies


Products Used

  • MB-1047 - Cake Plate w/ Pedestal
  • SC-1 - Pink-A-Boo
  • SC-3 - Wine About It
  • SC-34 - Down to Earth
  • SC-39 - Army Surplus
  • SC-70 - Pink-A-Dot
  • SC-79 - It's Sage
Decorating Accessories
  • AC-230 - Clay Carbon Paper
  • CB-110 - #10/0 Liner
  • CB-404 - #4 Pointed Round
  • CB-604 - #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
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Additional Materials
Project Info
  • Designer: Tim McPherson
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Time: 1½ hours




  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, apply 3 smooth coats of S-2200 Marshmallow White to the entire piece. Allow to dry.
  3. With a pencil, using AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, trace on the peony designs where desired.
  4. Using a CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, block in the petals with SC-1 Pink-A-Boo.
  5. Blend from the base of each petal with SC-70 Pink-A-Dot, and fill in about ½ to ¾ of the petal.
  6. Blend from the base of each petal with SC-3 Wine About It, and fill in about ¼ of the petal.
  7. Using a CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, Block in the leaves with SC-79 It's Sage.
  8. Re-load SC-79 It's Sage and side load in SC-39 Army Surplus and shade the outside edges of the leaves.
  9. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, detail the entire design, adding veins to the leaves and outlining with SC-34 Down To Earth.
  10. If desired, create a design on the edge with any colors of your choice.
  11. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06.



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