You can see all the materials you need at a glance in our photo. In our example, we used porcelain brush pens in black, pink and blue.
For best results, first wash the bowls with water then wipe over with methylated spirits. Thorough cleaning is essential in order to remove any invisible protective film applied during manufacture.
Start by painting the lower section of the bowl in pink (or another colour of your choice). Leave the ink to dry for a short while. Next, draw little dots over the coloured area using the same pen. Now paint two narrow black rings above the pink area. If you go wrong, or your design isn't to your liking, simply wipe it all off with a damp cloth or use the cotton bud to make any corrections. Corrections can be made at any time, as long as the item hasn't been baked in the oven.
Once you’ve finished decorating, leave the bowl to dry for 15 minutes. Finally, place the painted bowl on a cold oven shelf, slide it into a preheated oven at 160°C and bake for 25 minutes. Leave in the oven to cool afterwards. After baking, the design will be dishwasher-safe.
Products and materials
- Light-coloured bowls made of porcelain or ovenproof ceramic
- Water and methylated spirits for initial cleaning
- A damp cloth or cotton buds to wipe off any mistakes
- A conventional oven
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