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Featured Recipes Recipe - Fall Pumpkin Platter

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3004 - OVAL COUPE PLATTER (19L x 13.5W)


2314 - FS-2314 PINT BLACK LAB (Pint)

2600 - SC-2600 PINT WHITE BOARD (Pint)

9541 - NTG - 9541 4OZ JOLLY GREEN (4 oz.)

9542 - NTG - 9542 PINT DARLIN' CLEMENTINE (Pint)



6561 - CC 9250 No.8

6571 - AQUALON 2835 SOFT FAN 8


Ingredients (read all instructions before you begin)
Step 1- Cut out the patterns of the leaves and pumpkins.  Also cut the stems from the pumpkins.  Lay the paper of just the pumpkins on the bisque and trace around the pattern then remove. Do not trace the stems now, you will trace them in step 4.
Step 2- Apply 3 coats of Darlin’ Clementine Pottery Glaze to the area where the pumpkins will be, going slightly outside the lines.  Using the paper technique (see below for the paper technique) wet and lay down the pattern over the Darlin’ Clementine and wipe off excess that’s outside the paper area with a damp sponge.
Step 3- Apply 3 good coats of Jolly Green Pottery Glaze to the entire platter.  Apply all the cut out leaves on the Jolly Green using the paper technique. 
Step 4- Once all the leaves are down, apply two coats of White Board Surface Coat to the entire top side of the platter going over all the paper cut outs.   
Step 5- Do not wet and apply the paper stems, but do hold them down to trace the stems on the pumpkins.  Remove paper and use a small round brush to apply 2 coats of Black Lab to the stems. 
Step 6- Side load the # 8 round brush with Black Lab and apply lines in the pumpkins. Refer to photo. 
Step 7- Use the Black Lab in the fun writer bottle to apply veins to the leaves.  This is optional. It also looks nice without the veins in the leaves. 
**** Do not clear glaze.  Fire to cone 06.
SPECIAL STILTING NOTES: It’s a large platter so stilt it 2 inches or so from the kiln shelf when firing.  Also note that the Black Lab turns brownish when applied to the Pottery Glaze.
The paper must be applied with a glaze under it as in this technique. It cannot stick directly to bisque because when the bisque dries it will fall off. 
The paper must be wet for it to stick to the glaze. When using smaller paper pieces, you can dip right into the water, apply, and use a sponge to dab off the excess. If the paper stencil is large you won’t be able to dip it into the water because it will be too flimsy. Instead, you will need to wet a Soft Fan Brush and apply water to the area that you’ll be putting the pattern on. Do this lightly so you don’t mess the design, then dab it with the sponge to remove excess water. 
This technique doesn’t work well if the paper is applied to wet glaze from recent application. Glaze must be dry to the touch. 
If you want to do this technique right onto the bisque without any color you would need to use contact paper instead of regular copy paper.


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