Heron in Wildlife

 

Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1396 Spot On Pocket
Color
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-81 Cinnamon Stix
  • FN-221 Milk Glass White
  • FN-230 Poppy
  • AC-310 Silkscreen Medium

Decorating Accessories

  • DSS-109 Aviary Large Birds
  • DSS-111 Botanical Trees
  • CB-604 Soft Fan

Additional Materials

Crane on Dot

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. With CB-604 Soft Fan, brush Brush FN-221 Milk Glass White starting in the center of the bisque, in a clockwise direction.
    • Tip: Using a banding wheel when applying glazes for best results.
  3. To give a gradient effect to the colors, dip half of the CB-604 Soft Fan brush in Brush FN-221 Milk Glass White and the other half in FN-230 Poppy. With the FN-230 Poppy side of the brush on the edge, brush in a clockwise direction around the top edge of the bisque. Allow glaze to dry between coats. Apply 3-4 coats.
  • Tip: Use a banding wheel when applying glazes for best results.
  • With CB-604 Soft Fan, brush FN-230 Poppy along the edge of the bisque. Allow glaze to dry between coats. Apply 3 coats.
  • With a palette knife, thicken SC-81 Cinnamon Stix with AC-310 Silkscreen Medium to the consistency of peanut butter.  
  • Use the medium tree from DSS-111 Botanical Trees and screen three (or more) trees in different locations. With your finger, rub the thickened SC-81 Cinnamon Stix on the grain side of the screen. Repeat process to screen additional trees. 
  • Rinse screen in water and lay flat to dry. 
  • With a palette knife, thicken SC-15 Tuxedo with AC-30 Silkscreen Medium to the consistency of peanut butter.
  • Use the heron from DSS-109 Aviary Large Birds and screen, aligning centrally over the trees. With your finger, rub the thickened SC-15 Tuxedo on the grain side of the screen.
  • Rince screen in water and lay flat to dry.
  • Fire cone 05/06.
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