Owl Bowl

 

 
 
Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1350 Owl Bowl
  • MB-1351 Owl Dish
Color
  • SC-5 Tiger Tail
  • SC-14 Java Bean
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-41 Brown Cow
  • SC-42 Butter Me Up
  • SC-52 Toad-ily Green
  • SC-86 Old Lace
  • SC-94 Curry Around
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-202 #2 Detail
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • AC-213 Sponge on a Stick
  • ST-340 Flower Branch Stamp
owl_dish_stamped
 
 
Additional Materials
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Masking Tape
 
Project Info
  • Designer: Carmen Allen
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Time: 1½ hours
 

Instructions

  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 SC-86 Old Lace to the bellies of both owl bowl and owl plate.
  3. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 1 diluted coat of SC-52 Toad-ily Green to the iris’ keeping your brushstrokes in mind. Then, apply 2 coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the whites of the eyes and 2 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the pupil.
  4. Use a combination of a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan and a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-41 Brown Cow to the body of the owl dish and SC-42 Butter Me Up to the body of the owl bowl.
  5. Cut out a piece of paper to block out the belly and tape it on.
  6. Using the AC-213 Sponge on a Stick load the sponge with SC-14 Java Bean. Tap the SC-14 Java Bean onto the ST-340 Flower Branch Stamp then press the stamp gently onto the body of the owl bowl.  Allow to dry.
  7. Using the AC-213 Sponge on a Stick load the sponge with SC-5 Tiger Tail. Tap the SC-5 Tiger Tail onto the ST-340 Flower Branch Stamp then press the stamp gently onto the body of the owl plate.  Allow to dry.
  8. Use a combination of a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan and a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-42 Butter Me Up to the face of the owl dish and SC-41 Brown Cow to the face of the owl bowl. Avoid painting the beaks.
  9. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of SC-94 Curry around to the inside of the bowl and the back of the dish.
  10. Using a CB-202 #2 Detail Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-94 Curry around to the beaks. Also, add the feathers to the chest with a single brushstroke for each feather.
  11. Using CB-110 #10/0 Liner, outline the eyes with SC-15 Tuxedo and add a highlight to the eyes with SC-16 Cotton Tail if desired.  Allow to dry.
  12. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06/05.

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