Pottery Camp 2018_Crow On Pumpkins Gourd


PC18 gourd pumpkin crow

Products Used

  • MB-1358 Gourd

  • FN-014 Antique White
  • SC-8 Just Froggy
  • SC-12 Moody Blue
  • SC-14 Java Bean
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-23 Jack O' Lantern
  • SC-24 Dandelion
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel

Decorating Accessories

  • CBN-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner

Miscellaneous Accessories


Designer: Marcia Roullard


1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 Bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.

2. With CB-604 Soft Fan, brush on 2-3 coats of FN-014 Antique White to the body of the gourd.

3.  Trace on the pattern with the glaze is dry.

4.  Brush two coats of SC-23 Jack O'Lantern in the direction of the pumpkin shape with CB-106 Script Liner. Outline the sections of the pumpkins with SC-14 Java Bean, use CB-110 Liner, brush over the outlines with SC-75 Orange A Peel using CB-106 Script Liner.

5. Brush the leaves with two brushstrokes of SC-8 Just Froggy, stems with SC-14 Java Bean. Stars are two coats of SC-24 Dandelion, the moon is two coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail.

6. Outline the wing of the crow with SC-12 Moody Blue, 2 coats, fill in the wing and the crows body with SC-15 Tuxedo, leave a white space for the eye.

7.  Cut a piece of cheesecloth that will fit around the gourd, wet them with your fingers alter the shape by pulling the threads together.  Dip into SC-12 Moody Blue, spread out the cheesecloth, drape it over the gourd.  Press with a paper towel to transfer the pattern, avoid the pumpkins.

8. Fire to cone 05/06.

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