Halloween Votive

 

 
Products Used

Color
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel
  • EL-137 Black Adventurine
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 - #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 - #10/0 Liner
  • CB-604 - #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
  • CD-1177 Pumpkin
Pumpkin_Votive
 
 
Additional Materials
 
Project Info
  • Designer: Marcia Roullard
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Time: 1½ hours
 

Instructions

Votive - Pumpkin

  1. Cast the pumpkin using Castable directions.
  2. Prepare a slab and create a cylinder (votive) per hand building directions.  Trim the cylinder height to 4" after attaching the container bottom.
  3. Cut one side of the pumpkin to create a flat surface; this is where we'll attach it to the votive.
  4. Slip attach the pumpkin to the votive.
  5. Using a X-Acto knife (or similar tool) to cut-out two rows of triangles on the votive.
  6. Clean up any rough edges and seam lines using water and your finger.
  7. Bisque fire to shelf cone 04/05.

 

Painting

  1. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-75 Orange-A-Peel to the pumpkin and 2-3 coats of SC-26 Green Thumb to the stem.
  2. With a Pencil, sketch on the eyes, nose and mouth.
  3. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, apply SC-15 Tuxedo to the eyes, nose and mouth.
  4. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of EL-137 Black Adventurine to the inside and the outside of the votive.  Allow to dry.
  5. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.

 

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