Into the Trees


Products Used

  • MB-1353 8” x 10” Clay Canvas
  • SC-10 Teal Next Time
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-12 Moody Blue
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-31 The Blues
  • SC-46 Rawhide
  • SC-89 Cutie Pie Coral
  • FN-001 White
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • Optional: Dagger Brush
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponges
  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper
Additional Materials
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. Using a Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of FN-001 White to the canvas. Allow to dry.
  3. With a pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, trace on the pattern.
  4. Treetops: working from left to right. Using a Script Liner or a Dagger Brush, apply 2 coats of SC-10 Teal Next Time, SC-31 The Blues, SC-11 Blue Yonder, SC-12 Moody Blue to darken the lower section of the trees with SC-27 Sour Apple at the top of the trees. Apply SC-31 The Blues, SC-10 Teal Next Time, SC-27 Sour Apple with SC-12 Moody Blue at the top with SC-31 The Blues at the bottom. Apply SC-27 Sour Apple then SC-31 The Blues. Each color is overlapping the color next to it.
  5. Background between the tree trunks: Using a Script Liner or a Dagger Brush, apply 1 coat of SC-89 Cutie Pie Coral, SC=46 Rawhide and SC-31 The Blues. SC-16 Cotton Tail was used to lighten SC-89 Cutie Pie Coral. Refer to photo for color placement.
  6. Foreground: Use SC-12 Moody Blue and SC-31 The Blues in an uneven hill. The dark area of the foreground is SC-15 Tuxedo with some SC-27 Sour Apple and SC-Teal Next Time with a little of SC-89 Cutie Pie Coral.
  7. Using a Liner, stroke in the tree trunks with SC-15 Tuxedo. Allow to dry.
  8. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.


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