Jolly Green Christmas Elf

 

Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1463 Vintage Elf
Color
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-20 Birthday Suit
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-36 Irish Luck
  • SC-42 Butter Me Up
  • SC-48 Camel Back
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • SC-76 Cara-Bein Blue
  • SC-89 Cutie Pie Coral

Decorating Accessories

  • SG-302 Snowfall
  • ST-103 Retro Star Stamp
  • CB-406 #6 Pointed Round
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge-on-a-Stick

 

christmas elf
Designer: Marcia Roullard
 
 

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 Bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove dust.
  2. Brush on two thinned coats of SC-20 Birthday Suit to the face with CB-604 Soft Fan. Brush the hair with two coats of SC-42 Butter Me Up. Let dry.
  3. Mix SC-20 Birthday Suit with SC-89 Cutie Pie Coral, brush to the cheeks of the elf with CB-106 Script Liner. Float thinned SC-48 Camel Back around the face and hair, in the mouth, ears, and around the eyes, use CB-106 Script Liner.
  4. Brush two coats of SC-26 Green Thumb thinned with CB-604 Soft Fan, let the glaze run off the suit and hat to avoid drips, after the second coat you should not see the bisque. 5. Use SC-36
  5. Irish Luck to shade around all the creases and shadow areas of the hat and elf suit, use CB-106 Script Liner.
  6. Brush the shoes with two-three coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale.
  7. Stamp the hat and suit using ST-103 Retro Star Stamp, with SC-36 Irish Luck, use a sponge on a stick to apply the color to the stamp, press to the hat and suit.
  8. No need to clean glaze off the areas for the Snowfall, as Snowfall will cover. Use CB-604 Pointed Round to apply two coats to all Snowfall areas, collar, mittens, and hat band. Sgafitto a line to separate the mittens.
  9. Scrape off the glaze that is collected in the eyes. Brush two coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the whites of the eye, mix SC-76 Cara-Bein Blue with some SC-16 Cotton Tail to lighten, brush to the iris, with SC-15 Tuxedo to the pupil. two coats use CB-110 Liner.
  10. Fire to cone 06.

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