Stamped Bird Brain


Products Used

  • MB-1337 Bird Brain Bank
  • CG-756 Firecracker
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC24 Dandelion
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-73 Candy Apple Red
Decorating Accessories
  • AC-212 Sponge on a Stick ¾" Round
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • ST-338 Deco Diamonds Stamp
Additional Materials
  • Pencil
Project Info
  • Designer: Marcia Roullard
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Time: 1½ hours


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Remove the bank stopper.
  3. Using aCB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of CG-756 Firecracker to the body of the bird, including wings, omitting the chest.
  4. Apply 1 coat of CG-756 Firecracker into the hair, wipe off so it just stays in the detail, wipe off some from the detail area of the wings, using a damp a damp sponge.
  5. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2-3 coats of SC-24 Dandelion to the chest, overlapping onto the CG-756 Firecracker. Allow to dry.
  6. You may wish to cut one of the Deco Diamonds from the stamp to make it easier to stamp the chest.
  7. Using the AC-212 Sponge on a Stick ¾” Round, load the sponge with SC-15 Tuxedo. Tap the SC-15 Tuxedo onto the ST-338 Deco Diamond Stamp then press the stamp gently onto the chest.  Continue stamping the chest (refer to photo).. Allow to dry.
  8. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, dot the flower with SC-73 Candy Apple Red, and the small dots with SC-27 Sour Apple.  Fill in the space between the diamonds with one coat of SC-73 Candy Apple Red.
  9. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the eyes, apply 1 coat of SC-24 Dandelion to the large portion of the eyes, and 2 thinned coats of SC-26 Green Thumb to the iris.
  10. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the beak and pupil, line the eyes with SC-15 Tuxedo.
  11. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-27 Sour Apple to the hair and the portion of the wings where the color has been wiped back. Allow to dry.
  12. Stilt and fire to cone 06.
  13. Replace the bank stopper.