This Little Piggy


Products Used

  • MB-1352 6"x6" Square Clay Canvas
  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • SC-95 Pinkie Swear
  • FN-001 White
  • SG-401 Black Designer Liner
  • Clear Glaze of Choice
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-202 #2 Detail Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • AC-230 CLay Carbon Paper
This Little Piggy
Additional Materials
Project Info
  • Designer: Carmen Allen
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Time: 1½ hours


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of FN-001 White to the entire canvas. Allow to dry.
  3. With a pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, transfer the patter onto the canvas.
  4. Using the ¼” masking tape block off the trim of the barn so that it will remain white.
  5. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of SC-27 Sour Apple to the grass leaving a rough edge on the top.
  6. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale to the barn.
  7. Using a combination of the CB-202 #2 Detail Liner and the CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 4 coats of SC-95 Pinkie Swear to the pig.
  8. Using a CB-202 #2 Detail Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-6 Sunkissed to the haystack. And use some watered down SG-401 Black designer Liner to fill in the negative space around it.
  9. Using the SG-401 Black Designer Liner in the bottle outline everything and add singles to the roof of the barn if you’d like. Allow to dry.
  10. Apply brushing or dipping Clear Glaze of Choice. Allow to dry.
  11. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06/05.


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