Introduction: Constellation Dishes
Make a star studded set of dishwasher and food safe constellation dishes with glass pieces from the dollar store. Make an "out of this world" table setting for next to nothing.
Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial Here!
Step 2: You'll Need
Print out of constellations
Americana Gloss Enamels in Napa Red, Deep Midnight Blue and Dioxazine Purple
Krylon Short Cuts in metallic silver and gold
Step 3: Print Out the Constellations
Print out this constellation in gray scale (to save ink) and ON THE MIRROR IMAGE SETTING
*The reason you want to print this on the mirror image setting is because you're working on the opposite side of the plate. When you flip the plate over the constellation will be in the right configuration
Step 4: Draw the Stars
Clean the underside of the dishes with alcohol
Pick your constellation and draw it on the underside of the plate
Edge the plate with the Krylon Short Cuts pen to give it a finished look
Step 5: Paint and Bake
Add tiny stars with the silver metallic Krylon Short Cuts Pen
Blend the Napa Red and Dioxazine Purple Gloss Enamels on the center of the plate
Before it's dry, add the Midnight blue and blend Coat the entire back of the plate with midnight blue (or black) and let dry
Bake twice for 30 minutes at 350° letting it cool in between baking
Step 6: Done!
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