Fairy Home Companion

 

 
 
Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1390 Fairytale Jar - Acorn Cottage
Color
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-25 Crackerjack Brown
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-39 Army Surplus
  • SC-46 Rawhide
  • SC-50 Orange Ya Happy
  • SC-60 Silver Lining
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel
  • SC-76 Cara-Bein Blue
  • SC-86 Old Lace
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing or Clear Glaze of Choice
  • SG-407 Yellow Designer Liner
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
acorn in scene
 
 
Additional Materials
  • Pencil
  • Small Cup
 
Project Info
  • Designer: Marcia Roullard
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Time: 3 hours
 

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Thin SC-15 Tuxedo, Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply over the entire house, wipe back with a damp sponge to antique.
  3. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan and a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-86 Old Lace to the body of the house. Highlight with SC-16 Cotton Tail, and shade with SC-46 Rawhide in some of the areas to vary the color.
  4. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 1 coat of SC-76 to the door and shutters, apply 2 coats of SC-11 Blue Yonder, highlight with SC-16 Cotton tail.
  5. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of SC-50 Orange Ya Happy, SC-75 Orange-A-Peel, and SC-25 Crackerjack to the acorn roof and the two small roofs, in patches overlapping the colors.
  6. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-60 Silver Lining Brush to the tree stumps and the chimney. Brush the various oranges on the bricks.
  7. The base is floated around the edges with SC-39 Army Surplus, then brush with SC-26 Green Thumb.
  8. Use SG-407 Yellow Designer Liner to outline the window frame.
  9. Dip in Clear Glaze of choice. Or.
  10. Place some S-21001 Crystal Clear Brushing into a small cup and add a little bit of water to slightly dilute it (about 3 parts glaze and 1 part water).  It should be the consistency of a coffee cream.  Pour this into the jar and roll around to completely coat the interior of the jar.  Drain out the excess glaze and keep the jar inverted until it has lost its shine. Wipe off any glaze from the outside using a damp sponge. Allow to dry.
  11. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 1 coat of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing to the outside of the jar.  Allow to dry.
  12. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06/05.

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