Simple Squirrel Mug

 

Products Used


Bisque
  • MB-1415 Squirrel Mug
Color
  • SC-1 Pink-A-Boo
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-77 Glow Worm
  • SC-92 Cafe Ole
  • SC-94 Curry Around
  • NT-CLR Clear Dipping or S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing Glaze
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-210 #10/0 Detail Liner
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge

 

78.SimpleSquirrelMug
Designer: Chelsea Proctor
 
 

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using the Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-94 Curry Around to the belly, inside of the ears and strip of the tail.
  3. Using the Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC92 Cafe Ole to the rest of the body.
  4. Using the Detail Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-1 Pink-A-Boo to the tip of the nose.
  5. With the Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of SC-27 Sour Apple to the background of the mug (outside of the mug only).
  6. Use the Soft Fan to apply 3 coats of SC-77 Glow Worm to the inside of the mug.
  7. Wipe the rim of the mug with a damp sponge until there is no more glaze. Then apply 2 coats of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing Glaze to the rim.
  8. Use the Detail Liner brush to apply 3 coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the entire eye of the squirrel.
  9. Use the same brush to apply 3 coats of SC-11 Blue Yonder to 2/3 of the eye. Allow white to show at the tops of the eyes.
  10. Use the Detail Liner to apply 2 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the eye. Create an oval shape at the bottom of the blue part of the eye with the Tuxedo.
  11. Dip the Detail Liner into water then into SC-15 Tuxedo. Use the color to create outline the squirrel and his detail.
  12. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.

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