Snowman Stack

 

Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1358 Gourd
  • MB-1406 Top Hat
Color
  • SC-14 Dandelion
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-88 Tu Tu Tango
  • SC-97 Cant-elope
  • FN-001 White
  • FN-009 Black
  • SG-302 Snowfall
  • SG-401 Black
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner
  • CB-404 #4 Pointed Round
  • CB-602 #2 Soft Fan
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge

Additional Materials

  • Pencil or Watercolor Marker
wp05 snowman tophat

Designer: Tim McPherson
 
 

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using the CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of FN-001 White to the MB-1358 Gourd.
  3. With a pencil, mark off a 2" band on the hat, and to the remaining areas (including rim of hat) using the CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of FN-009 Black. Allow glaze to lose its shine between coats.
  4. Using a BT-910 Synthetic Sponge, pounce a mildly heavy coat of SG-302 Snowfall to the top of the MB-1406 Top Hat as well as its rim.
  5. Using a BT-910 Synthetic Sponge, pounce on 2 coats of SG-302 Snowfall to the MB-1358 Gourd.
  6. With a pencil, sketch on a corncob pipe and facial features.
  7. Using the CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SC-24 Dandelion to the corncob pipe, and shade the edges with SC-97 Cant-elope.
  8. Using the CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SC-88 Tu Tu Tango to the button nose.
  9. Using the CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, outline the nose and pipe with SC-15 Tuxedo, and add the eyes and mouth.
  10. Add lettering to the hatband using SG-401 Designer Liner Black and allow to dry.
  11. Using the CB-602 #2 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of S-2010 Crystal Clear Brushing to the band area on the hat, being careful not to smear the lettering.
  12. Place the hat onto the gourd.
  13. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06/05.

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