Colorific Porcelain® bought Willoughby’s China Paints & Supplies in 2014 from Larry Shuler, of California.  Susan Heib was their manager for many years.
   Larry, with his wife, Dovia Shuler, bought Willoughby’s from Gladys Burbank, past owner of the china painting magazine, China Decorator.
   Dovia produced many of the original formulas that we use today.  Her main love was working with glass. Because of her love of glass painting, she produced one of the largest glass paint lines available today.
We have 4 beautiful china painting studies for sale by Dovia, that we are proud to be able to continue selling to the public.


Gloss China Paints are over glaze decorations that are applied layer by layer on glazed ware, most often porcelain.
They are translucent, meaning that some of the underneath color will show through. Building up layers of color adds density
as well as deepens the color. Firings are made after each application. China paints melt into the glaze, bonding with it.
China painting colors are made from metallic and mineral oxides.

China Paints have been recognized by our government as a Fine Art.
China Paints by Willoughby’s has been recognized by the industry as one of the most complete lines available.

The following color tiles shown are not an exact reproduction due to several conditions.
Firing temperature, electronic reproduction, and the painter.


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  Color # Color Price
 1 Oz.
    Color # Color Price
1 Oz.
1 Poppy Red *
CADMIUM bright red orange. Use with CADMIUM colors
4.50 10.80           
65 Bronze Green
A rich green, with red brown undertones.
4.50 NA
California Poppy *
A CADMIUM Bright yellow red orange.  Use with CADMIUM colors
4.50 10.80   66 Olive Green
A fine green, slightly warm in tone, and a little darker than moss or leaf green and is rich in tone.
5.50 13.20
3 Orange *
A bright CADMIUM true orange.  Use with CADMIUM colors
4.50 10.80   67 Dark Green
Darkest of the true greens, greyed slightly.
4.50 10.80
4 Deep Yellow
 A dark bright yellow
5.25 12.60   68 Grey green
A medium green greyed.
4.75 11.45
5 Golden Yellow *
Intense CADMIUM yellow. A little to the orange side. this color may be fugitive, so apply heavier than other yellows. Not a good mixing yellow. Use with other CADMIUM colors
4.95 11.85   69 Leaf Green
A fine clear medium green similar to the chrome green in water colors and oil paints.
4.50 10.80
6 Mixing Yellow
Exceptionally good mixing yellow.  Medium yellow that will even mix with iron colors. The iron must predominate. Excellent for mixing with blues and greens.
4.95 11.85   70 Sevres Green
A fine green of distinctly bluish tone, but not near as blue as deep blue green. It is a true blue green shade.
4.50 NA
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Albert Yellow
A strong bright yellow, darker than Lemon yellow
4.95 11.85   71 Sap Green
A light green, clearer shade than yellow green, and not yellow in tone.
5.50 NA
8 Lemon Yellow
A clear light yellow with medium mixability.  It will mix with greens and blues and will grey the violets.
4.95 11.85   72 Yellow Green
Similar to sap green, but is somewhat darker in tone.
5.50 13.20
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is w9.jpg  9 Trenton Ivory
A light yellow of a slightly lemon tint.
4.50 10.80   73 Ashes of Roses
Has a peculiar pinkish undertone and is the warmest shade in dark grey.
8.95 21.50
  10 Violet of Iron
Medium dark pinkish brown with a little blue.
4.25 10.20   74 Black
An intense color. Mixes well.
4.95 11.85
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is w11.jpg  11 Maroon *
A CADMIUM dark wine red color.  Used to darken other CADMIUM colors.
5.50 13.20   75 Outlining Black
A good brilliant black, very useful for lining, lettering  and for mixing with other colors to make them darker.
5.95 14.25
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is w12.jpg 12 Light Pompadour
A light red iron color, excellent color for lips and cheeks
5.50 13.20   76 Russian Green
A very rich blue green, sometimes called drake green.
4.95 11.85
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is w13.jpg 13 Pompadour Brown
An iron red brown. Darker than pompadour, excellent for shadows on red flowers. A good flesh color for men.
6.75 16.20   77 Peacock Green
A dark blue green, to the green side.
4.75 11.45
14 Pompadour
A rich iron red. Pompadour reds can be shaded with all the rust-like colors and browns.
6.50 15.60   78 Black Green
The darkest green. It is so dark that when applied moderately heavy it appears almost black.
4.95 11.85
15 Flesh Pink
The best color for complexion. Can be blended to a light tint.
5.25 12.60   79 Jade
A rich grey green. It is of about the same intensity of color as olive green, with a hint of blue, and is somewhat transparent, but distinctly grey in tone.
4.50 10.80
16 Yellow Red
A red with a definite orange cast.
5.50 13.20   80 Shadow Green
A very deep and rich green, pure, cool, and clear in tone.
4.75 11.45
17 Santa Red *
A Dark red CADMIUM color. A bit darker than fire engine red, A deep bright red Use with CADMIUM colors.
4.95 11.85   81 Seaweed Green
A dark greyed green, slightly brownish.
4.50 10.80
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is w18.jpg 18 Fire Engine Red *
A CADMIUM red. The brightest of the reds. Should be applied heavily Use with CADMIUM colors.
4.95 11.85   82 White
Is transparent, and therefore, Can be used to slightly lighten colors. (not iron colors).
4.95 11.85
19 Black Brown
A shade similar to dark brown, but is darker and slightly colder in tone. It has a transparent effect and gives a fine under glaze finish when used in backgrounds.
6.25 15.00   83 Moss Green
This Green has a bit of brown undertone. It will turn more brown with hotter firings.An excellent leaf color, a fern green
4.50 10.80
20 Rich Brown
A dark brown red, and is used where a deep rich brown is needed as for accents and depth.
7.50 18.00   84 Blood Red
A deep iron color with a slight pinkish cast in washes.
5.95 14.25
21 Finishing Brown
Similar to black brown. It is a very dark shade, and if heavily applied is almost black.
5.50 13.20   85 Harvest Gold
A gold yellow
4.50 10.80
22 Hair Brown
Very much like coffee brown, but slightly deeper.
5.50 13.20   86 Golden Oak
A yellow brown with a soft iron red undertone.
5.25 12.60
23 Coffee
A light brown of a rich coffee color.
4.75 11.45   87 Petal Pink
Very light pink with a coral cast
5.25 12.60
24 Auburn
A rich, light brown, deeper than yellow brown, with a hint of red.
5.95 14.25   88 Wine Red
Iron red color a little darker than blood red and a little more to the maroon side
5.95 14.25
25 Chestnut
Similar to coffee brown, excepting that it is a warmer shade of light brown and probably a little richer in tone.
5.25 12.60          89 Blue Violet
Medium dark blue purple.
11.95 28.70
26 Golden Amber
A bright amber.
6.25  15.00   90 Water Blue
Very light blue with a little green.
6.95 NA
27 Yellow brown
A light brown with decided yellow tint. It is a rich shade.
5.50 13.20   91 Water Green
Light green with very little blue in it.
4.25 NA
28 Rose
A medium dark pink. Not quite as dark as American Beauty.
12.95 31.25   92 Chartreuse
Medium light yellow green
6.25  15.00
29 Dresden Rose
A color similar to pink for roses, except it is a little darker.
9.95 23.85   93 Persian Red
A medium pink red
6.25 15.00
30 Pink for Roses
Without a doubt, it is the best all around pink. It does not require any special firing.
13.95  33.50   94 Royal Blue
Dark bright blue, there isn’t any black.
5.95 14.25
31 Soft Pink
A very light pink with a high glaze.
13.95 33.50   95 Golden Green
Medium gold with a little green. Rich in color
5.50 13.20
32 Apple Blossom
A light pink, and if applied thinly is very delicate.
9.95 23.85   96 Old Gold
Is not a bright yellow color, it is more like an antique gold.
4.50 10.80
33 Pale Peach
A light pink, slightly yellowish in tone.
9.95 23.85   97 Cool Shadow
Greyed blue with a little green.
4.75 NA
34 Tea Rose
A very light pink
9.95 23.85   98 Pecan
A rich medium yellow brown, darker than yellow brown.
4.95 11.85
35 Brunette Flesh
Darker than Dresden flesh. A semi-matt.
9.95 23.85   99 Base for Raised Gold
See below for information on Base for Raised Gold
5.95 14.25
  36 Dresden Flesh
A pink flesh tint. Very pale. A semi-matt finish.
7.95 19.10   300 Tan
Very light yellow brown, very little yellow.
4.95 11.85
37 Pansy Purple
A medium purple. A little to the ruby side.
13.95 33.50   301 Light Ivory
Ivory in color, not a yellow like Trenton ivory.
4.95 11.85
38 Pink Purple
beautiful light orchid, to the pink side.
12.95 31.25   302 Pale Pink
Light pink
7.50 18.00
39 Light Purple
A light purple to the blue side.
9.95 23.85   303 Mulberry
Medium pink purple.
14.95 35.95
40 Orchid
A light lavender.
8.95 21.50   304 Rich Yellow Brown
A rich pecan with a little yellow in it.
5.25 12.60
41 Deep Ruby
The darkest of the rubies. Care should be taken not to apply ruby too heavily or to fire it too hard.
17.95 43.10 . 305 Golden Walnut
Light old gold with a little green.
4.50 10.80
42 Bright Ruby
A beautiful clear ruby
18.95 45.50   306 Antique Green
Medium brown green with more green than brown.
4.50 10.80
43 Crimson Purple
A deep rose.
17.95 43.10   307 Amber
Very light gold with a little tan to it.
4.75 11.45
44 American Beauty
A beautiful crimson shade.
21.95 N.A.   308 Salmon
A very light yellow red color.
5.95 14.25
45 Pink Brown
A pink with a definite brown cast.
8.95 21.50   309 Red Grape
Medium dark blood red, more to the red color.
6.75 16.20
46 Banding Blue
A dark bright blue – a pure rich shade.Mixes well.
4.95 11.85   310 Dark Shadow
Portrait color used for shadowing flesh. On the red side.
5.50 13.20
47 Sevres Blue
A hint to the green side. It is a medium clear blue
4.95 NA   311 Ivory Flesh
Medium to light peach flesh color.
4.75 11.45
48 Delphinium Blue
A good true blue, Mixes well bright in tone.
4.95 11.85   312 Blonde Flesh
Yellow ivory flesh color used in portraits. Very light
4.75 11.45
49 Baby Blue
A clear light blue color.
4.95 11.85   313 Brunette Flesh #2
Medium light red brown flesh color.
5.50 13.20
50 Grey Blue
A light blue greyed.
4.50 10.80   314 Dark Cheek
Medium red brown color used for cheeks
6.25 15.00
51 Forget-me-not
A very light blue-a hint of green.
4.95 NA   315 Tender Shadow
Medium brown green with a little blue.
4.75 NA
52 Black Grape
A very dark purple, greyed.
17.95 43.10   316 Rembrandt Brown
Greyed light olive green, with a little brown.
5.50 13.20
53 Darkest Grape
A rich tone made especially for painting grapes.
17.95 43.10   317 Indian Flesh
 Medium yellow brown tan.
4.50 10.80
54 Royal Purple
A deep purple to the ruby side.
17.95 43.10   318 Warm Shadow
Light pink red with a little brown.
4.75 11.45
55 Flower Grey
Darker than pearl grey and more bluish in tone. It may also be used for a glaze over greens.
4.75 11.45   319 Transparency
Light flesh with a little red cast.
4.50 10.80
56 Flesh Grey
A medium grey to the warm side.
4.95 11.85   320 Reflected Light
Very light pink with a little red
5.25 12.60
57 Pearl Grey
A light shading grey for pure white flowers, It may also be used as a glaze for over light greens.
5.25 12.60   321 Dark Brown
Dark warm brown with black.
5.50 13.20
58 Peacock Blue
A blue green, to the blue side. It is a medium dark color.
5.50 NA   322 Warm Grey
A grey that has brown in it
4.50 10.80
59 Deep Blue Green
A fine blue shade, almost too pure a blue to be called green. It is similar to turquoise blue, but deeper in tone.
5.50 NA   323 Light Grey
Very light grey that doesn’t have brown or a lot of blue.
4.65 11.15
60 Blue Green
A darker color than the peacock.
4.50 10.80   324 Rust
Medium red that isn’t bright,with a little brown.
6.50 15.60
61 Turquoise
A little darker than Blue green and has a slightly greenish tint.
4.75 11.45   325 Mahogany
Warm medium brown with very little red and black.
5.25 12.60
62 Navy Blue
A very intense, but bright blue
5.95 14.25   326 Light Red
Very light yellow red.
5.95 14.25
63 Copenhagen Blue
Darker than banding blue, much like the old delft. Has a slightly grayish tone.
4.95 11.85   327 Dull Red
Very dark blood red that is on the wine side.
7.25 17.40
64 Brown Green
Warm green with brown. Much  used in foliage for the brownish tones in dried leaves.
4.95 11.85   328 Ruby Red
Medium to dark iron red, brighter than Blood red.
5.95 14.25
              329 Flux
4.95 11.85


      331 Heliotrope
Very dark pink purple
19.95 NA
   332  Tomato Red *
A CADMIUM Orange-red
 4.95  11.85     333 Royal Purple
Very dark Blue Purple
15.95  38.30
 334  Rich Dunkle Purple
A Very deep dark pink purple
 15.95    38.30     335 Deep Violet of Gold 15.95 38.30
  336   Lt. Violet of Gold 15.95   38.30     337 Carmen Ruby  16.95  40.70
 338 Cardinal Red *
A CADMIUM Orange-red
 4.95   11.85   339 Cobalt Blue 6.95   16.65
 340   Dresden Red Brown   5.95   14.25   341 Lee’s White Rose 5.50  13.20
      Colors with this mark * are CADMIUM colors and  will only mix with other CADMIUM reds and yellows.  Being fugitive, heavy application is best.  These colors ground well, but are not good in washes.                

Small China Paint Gloss Set
12 Colors
#6 – Mixing Yellow,  #83 Moss Green,  #48 Delphinium
$46 Banding Blue,  #37 Pansy Purple,  #30 Pink for Roses
#14 Pompadour,  #27 Yellow Brown,  #74 Black,
  #24 Auburn,  #22 Hair Brown,  #69 Leaf Green



     #99 Base for Raised Gold Information

    Base for Raised Gold is fired the same as Enamels. ~  Should be mixed with Media for Raised Paste, or fat oil.  ~  Can be mixed with other colors to get a lovely tint.  ~  To string it, use turpentine to thin it.  ~   It is best to fire Paste and Enamels as few times as possible, There is always the danger of it chipping in subsequent firings.  ~  It will fire darker than you see it before it is fired. ~  It is great for painting Scrolls and designing jewelry.  ~  Use Unfluxed Gold on it after it is fired.

CAWARNING: Some of our products can expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer,
 and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm.  For more information, go to

We will be happy to give you a current price quote.  Most of WILLOUGHBY’S colors are intermixable to achieve variation of color and shade, however, it is always advisable to test fire a mixture before using it on a valued piece.  The EXCEPTION to the rule is the new REDS, the Cadmium-Selenium colors as listed below.  Cadmium-Selenium colors ranges from bright red to maroon.  Mixes and variations can be achieved through that range.  All WILLOUGHBY’S  colors are formulated to mature when fired with cone .019 thru cone .017.  Cadmium-Selenium colors are best when applied full strength.

    China Paints
…………………………………………………………………………#1, 2, 3, 5, 11, 17, 18, 1905, 1918, 1919
    Enamels…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..#112, 121, 123
    Matt Paints……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………#M2

    China Paints…………………………….#20, 28, thru 45, 52, 53, 54, 73, 89, 303, 1906, 1916, 1922, 1923, 1924
    Matt Paint………………………………………………………………………………………#M20, M28, thru M44, & M54
    Enamels………………………………………………………………………………………#104, 105, 108, 117, 118, 124, 125


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