Earthy Snowman

 

earthy snowman

Products Used

Bisque
  • CD-1473 Vintage Snowman

Color
  • SC-15 Tuxedo

  • SC-16 Cotton Tail

  • SC-26 Green Thumb

  • SC-31 The Blues

  • SC-74 Hot Tamale

  • SC-97 Can't Elope

  • EL-137 Black Adventurine

  • EL-142 Grass

  • EL-144 Dark Amethyst

  • EL-146 Rain Cloud

  • EL-143 Cactus Flower

  • EL-147 Ginger Root

  • SG-302 Snowfall 

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-110 # 10/0 Mini Liner

  • SC-404 # 4 Pointed Round

  • CB-106 # 6 Script Liner

  • CB-604 # 4 Soft Fan

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Low Fire Casting Slip

  • Light kit

     

  • Small Christmas tree lightbulbs 

Designer: Timothy McPherson
 
 

Instructions

1) Strap and cast the mold with low fire casting slip.

2) When leather hard, remove from the mold and cut out a hole in the back for a light kit and small holes around the jacket for tree lights.

3) Allow to dry. Then clean and fire to shelf cone 04 bisque.

4) Using the CB-604 # 4 Soft Fan, apply 1 slightly thinned coat of EL-137 Black Adventurine to the entire piece.

5) Using a dampened sponge, wipe back the color, leaving it just in the recessed areas.

6) Using the CB-604 # 4 Soft Fan and the CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 1 coat of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the snow areas.

7) using the CB-106 Soft Fan and the CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of EL-143 Cactus Blossom to the jacket.

8) Using the CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of EL-146 Rain Cloud to the gloves and buttons.

9) Using the CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of EL-142 Grass to the scarf.

10) Using the CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of EL-144 Dark Amethyst to the hat band.

11) Using the CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of EL-147 Creek Bed to the hat.

12) Using the CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round, apply 1 heavy coats of SG-302 Snowfall to the Cotton Tail areas.

13) Using the CB-110 # 10/0 Mini Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-97 Can't Elope to the nose.

14) Using the CB-110 # 10/0 Mini Liner, apply 1 coat of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the eye, then SC-31 The Blues for the iris and SC-15 Tuxedo for the pupal.

15) Sketch on holly leaves to the jacket.

16) Using the CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round, apply 1 coat of SC-26 Green Thumb, and using the brush handle, SC-74 Hot Tamale for the berries.

17) Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.

18) Add the lighting kit and glue in the Christmas light bulbs.

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