Poinsettia Plate


Products Used

  • SB-105 Rimmed Dinner Plate
  • SC-24 Dandelion, SC-74 Hot Tamale, SW-001 Clear, SW-119 Cinnabar,
    SW-131 Birch, SW-304 Copper Wash, SG-401 Black Designer Liner,

Decorating Accessories

  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, BT-910 Synthetic Sponge, CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round, CB-604 # 4 Soft Fan,

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • High Fire Kiln Wash, Pencil
  • Download: Pattern


Poinsettia Plate
Designer: Tim McPherson


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.
  2. Moisten a BT-910 Synthetic Sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  3. Using the AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, trace on the pattern.
  4. Using the SG-401 Black Designer Liner, outline and add all the detail from the traced pattern and allow to dry.
  5. Using the CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 1 coat od SC024 Dandelion to the flower centers.
  6. Using the CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 1 coat of SC-74 Hot Tamale to the flower petals.
  7. Using the CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round, side load in SW-304 Copper Wash, and float this color around the design as a shadow.
  8. Using the CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SW-131 Birch to the rim followed wiht 2 coats of SW-119 Cinnabar.
  9. Using the CB-604 # 4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of SW-001 Clear to the plate, excluding the rim and the very bottom and foot area.
  10. With a damp BT-910 Synthetic Sponge, remove any glaze that may have gotton onto the foot area. Stoneware must be dryfooted and can not be stilited.
  11. Place onto a high-fired kiln washed kiln shelf.
  12. Do not stilt and make sure the piece is not hanging over the kiln shelf, it must be fully supported.
  13. Fire on a meduim speed to shelf cone 5/6.