Snowman Greeter

 

Products Used

Bisque
  • Creative Paradise Inc 4205 Welcome Greeter
  • Creative Paradise Inc 4026 Snowmen Accent
Color
  • SC-1 Pink-A-Boo
  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-8 Just Froggy
  • SC-9 Jaded
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-29 Bluegrass
  • SC-45 My Blue Heaven
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel
  • SC-76 Carabein Blue
  • SC-78 Limelight
  • SG-302 Snowfall
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing

Decorating Accessories

  • AC-211 Sponge on a Stick
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
Snowman Greeter

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. Slightly thin SC-15 Tuxedo with water (3:1). Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 1 thinned coat of SC-15 Tuxedo to the poinsettias and pine needles on 4226 Snowmen Accent. Also apply 1 thinned coat of SC-15 Tuxedo to 4205 Welcome Greeter bisque.
  3. Using BT-910 Synthetic Sponge, lightly wipe away the thinned SC-15 Tuxedo leaving an antiqued effect.
  4. Slightly thin SC-8 Just Froggy with water (3:1). Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 1 thinned coat of SC-8 Just Froggy to the hat and scarf of the snowman to the right, avoiding the puff of the hat.
  5. Slightly thin SC-76 Carabein Blue with water (3:1). Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 1 thinned coat of SC-76 Carabein Blue to the hat and scarf of the snowman in the middle, avoiding the puff of the hat.
  6. Slightly thin SC-29 Bluegrass with water (3:1). Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 1 thinned coat of SC-29 Bluegrass to the hat and scarf of the snowman to the left, avoiding the puff of the hat.
  7. Using BT-910 Synthetic Sponge, lightly wipe away the hats and scarfs of all three snowman, being sure to clean the BT-910 Synthetic Sponge in between colors, to leave an antiqued effect. 
  8. Slightly thin SC-11 Blue Yonder with water (3:1). Using CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, draw the line to the outer edges of the snowmen's faces with the thinned SC-11 Blue Yonder.
  9. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-8 Just Froggy to the pine needles on 4026 Snowmen Accent bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. On the second coat, be sure to avoid the crevices.
  10. Using CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, apply 1 coat of SC-6 Sunkissed to the center of each of the poinsettias.
  11. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale to the petals of each of the poinsettias. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. On the second coat, be sure to avoid the crevices.
  12. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-78 Limelight to the hat and scarf of the snowman to the right, avoiding the puff of the hat. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats.
  13. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-9 Jaded to the hat and scarf of the snowman to the left, avoiding the puff of the hat. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats.
  14. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-45 My Blue Heaven to the snowman in the center, avoiding the puff of the hat. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats.
    • Tip: If desired, alternate the stripes of the hat on the snowman in the center with SC-45 My Blue Heaven and SC-76 Carabein Blue.
  15. Using CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, outline the eyes and mouths of all three snowmen using SC-15 Tuxedo.
  16. Using CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-75 Orange-A-Peel to the carrots for the noses. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats.
  17. Using SC-211 Sponge on a Stick, pounce 1 coat of SC-1 Pink-A-Boo to the cheeks of each of the snowmen.
  18. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of SC-45 My Blue Heaven to 4205 Welcome Greeter bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats.
  19. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-76 Cara-being Blue to fill in the letters. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats.
  20. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 1 coat of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing to both, 4205 Welcome Greeter and 4026 Snowmen Accent bisque pieces.
  21. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 heavy coats of SG-302 Snowfall to the puff on each of the hats.
    • Tip: We added more SG-302 Snowfall to the top edge of the 4205 Welcome Greeter bisque as well as on the hats and scarf of the snowmen.
  22. Stilt each bisque piece and fire to shelf cone 06/05.

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