Bold Turkey

 

 
 
Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-890 - Asian Flair 11" Square Plate
Color
  • CG-753NT - Sassy Orange
  • CG-756NT - Firecracker
  • CG-961NT - Evergreen
  • FN-017 - Purple
  • SC-5 - Tiger Tail
  • SC-6 - Sunkissed
  • SC-15 - Tuxedo
  • SC-16 - Cotton Tail
  • SC-24 - Dandelion
  • SC-71 - Purple-licious
  • SC-74 - Hot Tamale
  • SP-205 - Speckled Tiger Tail
  • SP-206 - Speckled Sunkissed
Decorating Accessories
  • AC-230 - Clay Carbon Paper
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
  • CB-110 - #10/0 Liner
  • CB-404 - #4 Pointed Round
  • CB-604 - #4 Soft Fan
Bold_Turkey
 
 
Additional Materials
  • Water Bowl
  • Paper Towels
  • 1” Masking Tape
  • Pen or Pencil
 
Project Info
  • Designer: Tim McPherson
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Time: 2 hours
 

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean BT-910 Synthetic Sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Apply masking tape to the edge of the plate; bring it to the edge to create a border.
  3. Using AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, trace on the pattern.
  4. Using a CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round, apply 3 coats of SC-6 Sunkissed to every other feather and SP-206 Speckled Sunkissed to the remaining feathers.
  5. To the face, apply 3 coats of SC-5 Tiger Tail.
  6. To the body, apply 3 coats of SP-205 Speckled Tiger Tail.
  7. Using a CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round, apply 3 coats of SC-71 Purple-licious to the hat band.
  8. Using a CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round or CB-110 # 10/0 Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-24 Dandelion to the buckle on the hat and his beak.
  9. Using a CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the hat and hat rim, and the sky area behind the wings.
  10. Using a CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round, apply 1 coat of SC-74 Hot Tamale to the waddle, then 1 coat of CG-756 Firecracker.
  11. Using a CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round, apply to the tips of the wings a small amount of CG-753 Sassy Orange and blend towards the body.
  12. Using a CB-110 # 10/0 Liner, fill in the eye with SC-16 Cotton Tail, add the pupil with SC-15 Tuxedo.
  13. Remove the masking tape.
  14. Outline and detail the entire design with a CB-110 # 10/0 Liner loaded in SC-15 Tuxedo.
  15. Using a CB-604 # 4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-017 Purple Foundation to the border and back of the plate.
  16. Apply 1 coat of CG-971 Purple Cosmos over the border area. Allow to dry.
  17. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06.

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