Acrylic Kittens Topper

Designer: Bob Moreni



  1. Cast the mold in usual manner. Allow to dry! Clean the greenware with a Clean-Up Tool. Bisque fire to cone 04.
  2. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  3. Using a Basecoat Brush, basecoat the cats only with OS-476 Black. Allow to dry!
  4. Kitten on the right – Using various size Drybrush’s, drybrush as follows – OS-475 Charcoal then with OS-474 Grey. Highlight paws, face, ears down the back and tail with SS-45 Buttermilk then OS-431 White,
  5. Kitten on the left – Using various size Drybrush’s, drybrush as follows – SS-24 Chocolate Fudge then ss-234 Medium Mocha followed by AA-127 Medium Portrait. Highlight the paws, face area, ears and tail with SS-45 Buttermilk then OS-431 White.
  6. Using a Basecoat Brush, basecoat the straw area and the yarn with SS-24 Chocolate Fudge. Allow to dry!
  7. Straw – Drybrush with SS-194 Medium Taupe then SS-254 Golden Ochre Followed by SS-3 Honey toast. Highlight with SS-45 Buttermilk.
  8. Re-basecoat the yarn on the straw with SS-24 Chocolate Fudge. Drybrush the yarn with SS-92 Royal Fuchsia then with OS-558 Mimi Pink. Highlight with OS-431 White.
  9. Noses and mouth lines – Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, apply OS-476 Black.
  10. Eyes – Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, apply 1 – 2 coats of OS-431 White to the eye area. Iris of the eye is SS-19 Country Sage. Shade with SS-57 Accent Green. Pupil and eyelashes are OS-476 Black. Add a highlight with SS-135 White. Allow to dry!
  11. Apply 2 coats of AS-494 Matte Sealer to the piece. Allow to dry!
  12. Apply 2 coats of AS-493 Gloss Sealer to the eyes and noses. Allow to dry!
  13. DO NOT FIRE!



  • CD033 Kittens Topper



  • SS-3 Honey Toast
  • SS-19 Country Sage
  • SS-57 Accent Green
  • SS-24 Chocolate Fudge
  • SS-45 Buttermilk
  • SS-92 Royal Fuchsia
  • SS-127 Medium Portrait
  • SS-135 White
  • SS-194 Medium Taupe
  • SS-234 Medium Mocha
  • SS-254 Golden Ochre


  • OS-431 White
  • OS-474 Grey
  • OS-475 Charcoal
  • OS-476 Black
  • OS-558 Mimi Pink

Decorating Accessories

  • AS-954 Matte Sealer
  • AS-953 Gloss Sealer
  • Basecoat Brush
  • Various Dry Brushes
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge
  • Foam Plates or Aluminum Foil for Palette
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Bowl
  • Clean-Up Tool