Go Dawgs Plate
- Choose bisque (pottery) of choice.
- Apply 2 coats of Antique White to the top.
- Transfer a design of your choice with carbon paper. Ball Point Pen works best
- Paint design with colors of choice. 2-3 coats give you the best results.
- Leave to be fired for permanency.
- You can make this platter or one similar for $25-$45
Chevron Chip and Dip
- Choose a rounded rim platter or plate, and match it with a small Yukon, sundae, or guacamole bowl.
- Apply chevron tape in a diagonal fashion over the entire platter. Use painters tape to seal the edges of the platter.
- Paint the inside of your platter with 3 coats for a nice glossy finish.
- Turn the platter over and apply a basecoat of stroke and coat paint and then apply a jungle gem (these paints have bits of color that burst when heat is applied) of your choice.
- Remove all tape from the platter.
- Use a small dotting sponge to remove any stray paint that may have leaked under your tape, and clean your rim so you have a crisp border.
- Apply tape to the outside of the bowl in the same fashion and repeat the steps previously taken.
- Paint a basecoat to in the inside of the bowl and then apply your pops of color.
- Clean any glitches with a sponge.
- Ask the staff to clear glaze your unpainted areas where the tape has been removed, and leave your piece to be fired.
- Estimated cost to make this serving combo or similar is $40-$60
Rusted Element Server
- Choose your platter based upon your serving needs.
- Apply 1 coat of Tidal Pool to the inside of the platter without exceeding to the rim.
- Apply 2 coats of Mudslide to the rim and the edges.
- Apply 2 coats of Turtle Shell to the inside of the platter on top of the Tidal Pool layer you previous painted.
- Apply 1 coat of Copper Adventure to the edges of your platter. Then apply it where the inner most part of the platter meets the rim.
- Take the jungle gem, Oriental Carmel, and sporadically apply it around the rim of the platter while allowing some excess to drip towards the center of the platter.
- When the front of your server is dry, flip it over and apply 2 coats of Rare Earth and 1 coat of Copper Adventure to the back.
- Select an add-on of your choice. Add-ons are small bisque pieces that can be atheized to your platter when fired. This will give your server more character.
- Take the left-over paint from your previously used brushes and sponge it on to the add-on in no particular fashion.
- Place the add-on where you would like it to be permanently atheized.
- Leave your piece to be fired.
- This server can be made for approximately $35-$70