Cute Chameleon

 

Products Used

Bisque
  • Clay Magic Mold #3859 Ziggy Chameleon
Color
  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-36 Irish Luck
  • SC-45 My Blue Heaven
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel
  • SC-93 Honeydew List

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-110 #10/0  Liner
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-202 #2 Detail Liner

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • 1/4" Circle Paper Punch
  • White Gold (overglaze)

 

Cute Cameleon
Designer: Marcia Roullard
 
 

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Brush SC-45 My Blue Heaven to the front of the face, fade to SC-11 Blue Yonder to the top of the head and under the chin, 3 coats, 
  3. The large spike on the head, at the tip brush SC-27 Sour Apple, add SC-11 Blue Yonder to the tip of the brush to fade into the Blue Yonder.  Three coats.
  4. Brush SC-6 Sunkissed to the stripes on the body, two coats, brush around the stripes with SC-27 Sour Apple, adding C-6 Sunkissed to the Sour Apple to lighten, at the end of the body, add SC-11 Blue Yonder to the Sour Apple to transition to the blue tail.
  5. Tail is SC-11 BLue Yonder, with SC-45 My Blue Heaven, 2-3 coats. Stripe the colors with your brush, so they are muted stripes.
  6. Feet and legs, start at the toes, with SC-11 Blue Yonder, add SC-27 Sour Apple to the brush with SC-6 Sunkissed, Add SC-93 Honeydew List to the brush to highlight the lighten the knees, transition again into the SC-11 Blue Yonder.
  7. Brush the eyes with SC-6 Sunkissed, transition into SC-75 Orange A Peel around the pupil and spiral into the Sunkissed.
  8. Brush the ridge on back with SC-75 Orange A peel 2-3 Coats.
  9. Punch out 1/4 inch dots, use the negative space from the dots.  Wet the glaze or the paper to stick onto the chameleon.  Brush over the dot with one coat of SC-15 Tuxedo.  Remove the paper.
  10. Thin SC-36 Irish Luck, add a small amount of SC-15 Tuxedo to darken, use this to shade around the stripes on the back, around the legs and eyes, with CB-106 Script liner.
  11. Outline with SC-15 Tuxedo use CB-110 Liner the stripes, spike on back and sections of tail and mouth line.
  12. Clear Glaze and fire to cone 05/06.
  13. Apply White Gold overglaze to the rivets on the body, fire to 018.

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