Balloon Animal Plate


Products Used

  • MB-1116 Casualware Dinner Plate
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SG-401 Black Designer Liner
  • FN-004 Red
  • FN-031 Cornflower Blue
  • FN-037 Chartreuse
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing or Dipping Clear of Choice
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-408 #8 Pointed Round
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper
Additional Materials
Project Info
  • Designer: Adena Griffith
  • 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. With a pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, trace the pattern onto the front of the plate.
  3. Use your finger and flick glaze onto the front of the plate to create a splattered look. Use FN-004 Red, FN-031 Cornflower Blue, and FN-037 Chartreuse. Alternate colors until you get the desired affect.
  4. Using a CB-408 #8 Pointed Round, apply 3-4 coats of FN-004 Red the balloon dog.
  5. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, outline the balloon dog with the SG-401 Black Designer Liner.
  6. Add highlights of SC-16 Cotton Tail on the balloon (refer to Photo).
  7. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-037 Chartreuse to the back of the plate.
  8. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing glaze to the front of the plate, or dip in Clear Glaze of Choice. Allow to dry.
  9. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.

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