Super Blue Pinwheel Flowers

 

Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1458 Super Pinwheel
  • MB-1457 Pinwheel
Color
  • CG-718 Blue Caprice 
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel
  • SG-201 Black Cobblestone 
  • CG-753 Sassy Orange
  • PC-602 White Cascade
  • PC-601 Clear Cascade
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-604 #$ Soft Fan
  • AC-220 Detailer Bottles
Miscellaneous Accessories
  • 16 Gauge Wire
  • Beads
  • 1/2" Copper Tube
  • 3/4" Copper Tube
  • Construction Adhesive
 
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Designer: Marcia Roullard
 
 

Instructions

Super Pinwheel

1. Begin with a properly fired shelf cone 04 Bisque. Drill in holes for the wire in the center section of the pinwheel, four holes. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove dust. 

2. Use the Soft Fan to brush on one heavy coat of PC-601 Clear Cascade to the entire pinwheel.

3. Use the same brush to apply two liberal coats of SC-11 Blue Yonder to the flat section of the pinwheel and two heavy coats of CG-718 Blue Caprice to the remaining sections.

4.  Fill AC-220 Detailer bottles one with SG-201 Black Cobblestone and the other with SC-75 Orange-A-Peel. While the glaze is wet, squirt the colors in the bottles around the pinwheel.

5.  Fire to cone 05/06.

6.  Use epoxy to glue in the wire to the holes in the center, use epoxy to glue on the beads. Use construction adhesive to secure the copper 1/2" tube to the back, cut the 3/4" tube around 9" long this tube should be put into the ground for installation of the pinwheel.

 

Small Pinwheel

1. Begin with a properly fired shelf cone 04 Bisque. Drill in holes for the wire in the center section of the pinwheel, four holes. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove dust.

2. Use the Soft Fan to apply a liberal coat of PC-601 Clear Cascade to the entire pinwheel.

3. Use the same brush to apply two liberal coats of CG-718 Blue Caprice to the flat section of the pinwheel. Apply two heavy coats of CG-753 Sassy Orange to the remaining sections.

4. Fill AC-220 Detailer Bottles with SG-201 Black Cobblestone, and SC-75 Orange-A-Peel.

5.  While the crystal glazes are wet, pat with PC-602 White Cascade, pat over the white cascade with the opposing crystal glaze, leave some of the white cascade showing.

6. Squirt in a circular direction with the Black Cobblestone and SC-75 Orange a Peel from the detailer bottles.

7.  Fire cone 05/06.

8. Use epoxy to glue in the wire to the center holes, glue on the beads.  Use the construction adhesive to secure the 3/8" copper tubing. Cut the 1/2" copper about 7" to insert into the ground. The pinwheel will fit into this tube.

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