Growing Creativity

 

Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1417 Snail Box
  • MB-1419 8" Garden Mushroom
  • MB-1420 6" Garden Mushroom
Color
  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-9 Jaded
  • SC-14 Java Bean
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-34 Down to Earth
  • SC-77 Glo Worm
  • SC-94 Curry Around
  • SC-96 Aqu-ward
  • SC-97 Cant-elope
  • CG 954 Wildfire
  • CG-974 Bloomin Blue

Decorating Accessories

  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner
  • CB-404 #4 Pointed Round
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
Mushrooms Snails

Designer: Carmen Allen
 
 

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of SC-96 Aqu-ward to the stem of MB-1420 6" Mushroom. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats.
  3. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of SC-77 Glo Worm to the underside of the mushroom cap on MB-1420 6" Mushroom. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats. 
  4. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of CG-974 Bloomin Blue to the top of the mushroom cap on MB-1420 6" Mushroom. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats. On the 3rd coat, apply crystals towards the top for more movement/crystal formation.
  5. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 1 heavy coat of SC-96 Aqu-ward to the underside of the mushroom cap on MB-1419 8" Mushroom. After glaze has lost its shine, wipe away the majority of SC-96 Aqu-ward with BT-910 Synthetic Sponge, leaving color in creases.
  6. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of SC-94 Curry Around to the stem of MB-1419 8" Mushroom. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats.
  7. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of CG-954 Wildfire to the top of the mushroom cap on MB-1419 8" Mushroom. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats. On the 3rd coat, apply crystals towards the top for more movement/crystal formation.
  8. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 1 heavy coat of SC-34 Down to Earth to the body of MB-1417 Snail Box. After glaze has lost its shine, wipe away the majority of SC-34 Down to Earth with BT-910 Synthetic Sponge, leaving color in creases and divits.
  9. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan and/or CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SC-97 Cant-elope to the underside of the body of MB-1417 Snail Box
  10. Using CB-604 #4 and/or CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, apply 1 coat of SC-27 Sour Apple to the upperside of the snail's body.
  11. Using CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, apply 1 heavy coat of SC-6 Sunkissed to the outter edge of the eyes on MB-1417 Snail Box. 
  12. Using CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, apply SC-15 Tuxedo to fill in the pupils of the eyes. 
  13. Using CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, apply dots of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the eyes. 
  14. Using CB-604 #4, apply 3 coats of SC-14 Java Bean to the shell of MB-1417 Snail Box. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats.
  15. Using CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, apply 1 heavy coat of SC-34 Down to Earth to the spiral crease of the shell of MB-1714 Snail Box. 
  16. Fire to shelf cone 06/05. 

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