Bloomin' Foundations

It's flowery alright.

Products Used

  • MB-1116 - Casualware Dinner Plate
  • CG-798NT - Black Iris
  • FN-009 - Black
  • SC-5 - Tiger Tail
  • SC-15 - Tuxedo
  • SC-39 - Army Surplus
  • SC-74 - Hot Tamale
  • SC-82 - Tuscan Red
  • SC-84 - Dee John
  • SC-85 - Orkid
Decorating Accessories
  • AC-230 - Clay Carbon Paper
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
  • CB-106 - #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 - #10/0 Liner
  • CB-604 - #4 Soft Fan
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, apply 1 coat of FN-009 Black to the top of the plate. Allow to dry.
  3. With a pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper trace on the pattern.
  4. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale to the petal centers of the large flowers, then fill in around with 2 coats SC-82 Tuscan Red.
  5. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner loaded with SC-84 Dee John and tipped with SC-5 Tiger Tail, brush the larger center of the flowers. Apply 2 coats.
  6. Apply 2 coats of SC-85 Orkid to the small center of the flowers.
  7. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-39 Army Surplus to the leaves, adding in some SC-84 Dee John for variation. Apply to the stem and vines 2 coats of SC-39 Army Surplus.
  8. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-84 Dee John to the background, brushing in some SC-5 Tiger Tail to vary the color. Apply close to the flowers and leaves, following the shape of the leaves and flowers as your brush strokes will show.
  9. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, outline with a wide line the flowers and leaves with SC-15 Tuxedo.
  10. With the CB-110 #10/0 Liner, pull in some stamens and leaf veins with SC-15 Tuxedo. Pull the stroke from the center then press down the brush for the tip.
  11. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of CG-798 Black Iris to the outside of the bowl. Allow to dry.
  12. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06.