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Products Used

Bisque
  • Clay Magic-3700 Father Pilgrim Plain
  • Clay Magic-3701 Mother Pilgrim Plain
Color
  • SC-2 Melon-Choly
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-20 Birthday Suit
  • SC-24 Dandelion
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-51 Poo Bear
  • SC-48 Camel Back
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • EL-125 Sahara Sands
  • FN-221 Milk Glass
  • FN-228 Slate Gray
  • FN-229 Iced Mocha

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-602 #2 Soft Fan
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10 Script Liner
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • DS-112 Flowers
  • AC-310 Silkscreeen Medium

Additional Materials

  • Silk Sponge
  • Cheesecloth
  • Scissors
  • 2" Mini Foam Roller
  • Small Bowl
  • Palette Knife
  • Paper Towel
pilgram pair

Designer: Bob Moreni
 

Instructions

  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 a thin coat of SC-15 Tuxedo to each bisque piece. With a damp sponge, wipe away SC-15 Tuxedo, only leaving color in the crevices. Allow to dry.
  3. With scissors, cut a piece of cheesecloth large enough to wrap around each bisque piece.
  4. In a small bowl, pour a modest amount of SC-15 Tuxedo. Place the cheesecloth into the SC-15 Tuxedo, enough to coat. Run the cheesecloth between your fingers to remove excess color.
  5. Open the cheescloth and stretch it over the body of the Father Pilgrim bisque. Lay a piece of paper towel over the cheesecloth and press with a dry sponge or use a 2" Mini Foam Roller. Remove the paper towel and cheesecloth. Repeat process for any missed areas. Clean up any unwanted areas with a damp sponge. Allow to dry.
  6. Place the cheesecloth back into the small bowl of SC-15 Tuxedo enough to coat. Run the cheesecloth between your fingers to remove excess color. 
  7. Open the cheesecloth and stretch it over the dress and hat of the Mother Pilgrim bisque. Clean up any unwanted areas with a damp sponge. Allow to dry.
  8. With a palette knife, mix SC-51 Poo Bear with AC-310 Silkscreen Medium to the consistency of peanut butter.
  9. Locate the Wheat graphic on the DS-112 Flowers and align it on the front of the Mother Pilgrim bisque, grain side up. 
  10. With your finger, apply the thickened SC-51 Poo Bear over the screen. Allow to dry. Repeat process to apply more wheat graphics.
  11. Rinse screen or lay in water to clean. Lay screen flat to dry.
  12. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply SC-20 Birthday Suit to the face and hands of both bisque pieces. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 3 coats. 
  13. With a Silk Sponge, blot SC-2 Melon-Choly on the cheeks of each bisque piece.
  14. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply SC-48 Camel Back to the hair on each bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 3 coats.
  15. Using CB-602 #2 Soft Fan, apply FN-221 Milk Glass over the screened wheat graphic on the apron of the Mother Pilgram bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 3 coats.
  16. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply FN-221 Milk Glass on the cuffs and collar of both bisque pieces. In addtion, paint the hat brim on the Mother Pilgrim bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 3 coats.
  17. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply FN-228 Slate Gray to the coat, hat band and hat band of the turkey on the Father Pilgrim bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 3 coats.
  18. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply FN-229 Iced Mocha to the dress and hat of the Mother Pilgrim bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 3 coats.
  19. Using CB-110 #10 Liner, apply SC-24 Dandelion to both hat buckles and turkey beak on the Father Pilgrim. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 3 coats.
  20. Using CB-110 #10 Liner, apply SC-74 Hot Tamale to the turkey wattle on the Father Pilgrim bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 3 coats.
  21. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply SC-51 Poo Bear to the turkey body on the Father Pilgrim bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 3 coats.
  22. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply SC-24 Dandelion to the turkey tail and feet on the Father Pilgrim bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 3 coats.
  23. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, add detail lines of SC-15 Tuxedo to the turkey's tail on the Father Pilgrim bisque.
  24. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply SC-74 Hot Tamale to the apples on the Mother Pilgrim bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 3 coats.
  25. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, add highlights of SC-24 Dandelion to the apples on the Mother Pilgrim bisque.
  26. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply SC-26 Green Thumb to the apple leaves on the Mother Pilgrim bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 3 coats.
  27. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply EL-125 Sahara Sands to the basket on the Mother Pilgrim bisque. Allow glaze to dry completely between coats. Apply 2 coats.
  28. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, create a dot with SC-15 Tuxedo for the eyes on both bisque pieces. 
  29. Stilt both bisque pieces and fire to cone 06/05.

 

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