Snow Covered Fox and Squirrel Boxes

 

Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1393 Fox Box
  • MB-1394 Squirrel Box
Color
  • SC-2 Melon-Choly
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-32 Canton Jade
  • SC-45 My Blue Heaven
  • SC-54 Vanilla Dip
  • SC-60 Silver Lining
  • SC-82 Tuscan Red
  • SC-86 Old Lace
  • FN-32 Canton Jade
  • SG-302 Snowfall
Decorating Accessories
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • RB-104 #4 Liner
wp008 snowfall fox squirrel box

Designer: Adena Griffith
 

Instructions

MB-1393 Fox Box: 

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-32 Canton Jade to the underside of the lid and the interior and exterior of the bottom of the box.
  3. Using RB-104 #4 Liner and CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-82 Tuscan Red to glaze the tail, top of the head, and body of the fox.
  4. Using RB-104 #4 Liner and CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-86 Old Lace to the tip of the tail, the face of the fox, chest fur, and feet of the fox.
  5. Using RB-104 #4 Liner and CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner, apply a loaded brush of SC-2 Melon-Choly to the inside of the ears and nose.
  6. Use CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner for the eyes. You will be adding dots of the colors. Only apply the next color when the bottom color is dry. Apply a dot of SC-45 My Blue Heaven. Next apply a dot of SC-15 Tuxedo. Then, apply three very small dots of SC-86 Old Lace for the reflections.
  7. Use CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner and SC-15 Tuxedo to outline the detail lines of the piece.
  8. Use CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner and SC-15 Tuxedo to add 3 dots on the fox's muzzle.
  9. Once dry, using RB-104 #4 Liner, apply SG-302 Snowfall to the top of the head and tail. You may choose to add a few drops to the top of the nose and face.
  10. Stilt both lid and bottom of box and fire to shelf cone 06.

MB-1394 Squirrel Box:

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-32 Canton Jade to the underside of the lid and the interior and exterior of the bottom of the box.
  3. Using RB-104 #4 Liner and CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-60 Silver Lining to the top of the tail and back of the squirrel.
  4. Using RB-104 #4 Liner and CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-54 Vanilla Dip to the bottom of the tail, belly, and face of the squirrel.
  5. Using RB-104 #4 Liner and CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the cheeks of the squirrel.
  6. Use a fully loaded CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner brush to fill in the ear using SC-2 Melon-Choly.
  7. Use CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner to glaze the eyes. You will be adding dots of the following colors, be sure previous colors are dry. Apply a dot of SC-11 Blue Yonder. Next apply SC-15 Tuxedo. Finally, apply 3 small dots of SC-16 Cotton Tail.
  8. Use CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner and SC-15 Tuxedo to outline the detail lines of the piece.
  9. Once dry, using RB-104 #4 Liner, apply SG-302 Snowfall to the top of the tail, hands, top of the head, and shoulder of the squirrel.
  10. Stilt both lid and bottom of box and fire to shelf cone 06.

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