Boho Mask

Designer: Josh Clark and Marcia Roullard




  1. Roll out clay 1/2″ thick, lay clay over the CD879 Mask Slump Mold, use a sandbag to pounce over the clay to fill the mold, use a damp sponge to further mold the features of the mask. Use a needle tool to cut the excess clay from the mold.
  2. Leave the clay in the mold till it is dry enough to hold its shape.
  3. Roll out clay approx 1/4″ thick, use a rolling pin to texture the clay with the various texture tools listed in Decorating Accessories.
  4. Cut various circle shapes out of the clay with the circle cutters.
  5. Remove the mask from the mold, enhance the nose with clay to your liking.
  6. Attach the various circle shapes to the forehead area of the mask, score with the needle tool, wet with water, press clay to scored area.
  7. Let dry, fire to cone 04.


  1. Brush the various colors from the colors listed in Colors to the circle shapes, thin color, and brush on two coats. Lightly remove some of the color from the shapes with a damp sponge.
  2. Use CB-106 #6 Script liner to shade SC-15 Tuxedo around the eyes, nose, mouth, and forehead. Use SG-401 Designer Liner Black to outline all the round shapes on the head. While SG-401 Designer Liner Black is wet pull the color into the shape and around the edges with CB-310 #10 Flat Shader.
  3. Thin SC-74 Hot Tamale, use CB-106 #6 Script Liner to brush in the lips. Eyes are two coats of SC-11 Blue Yonder, SC-15 Tuxedo pupil and outline.
  4. Thicken SC-15 Tuxedo with AC-310 Silkscreen Medium using a palette knife to the consistency of peanut butter. Use the various screens from DSS-0143 Stylized 3- Boho, with the shiny side down, rub the thickened mixture over the screen. Gently clean with water.
  5. When dry, brush with two coats of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing use CB-604 #4 Soft Fan.
  6. Fire to cone 05/06.



  • CD879 Mask Slump Mold
  • Low-fire clay


  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-76 Cara-bein Blue
  • SG-401 Designer Liner Black
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing

Decorating Accessories

  • AC-310 Silkscreen Medium
  • DSS-0143 Stylized 3- Boho *(discontinued)
  • CD-1072 4 Spiral Press Tool
  • ST-129 Mini Fern Stamp
  • ST-127 Crackle Stamp
  • MT-008 Spiral Mat
  • MT-007 Divots Mat
  • MT-009 Scallops Mat
  • CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-310 #10 Flat Shader

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Palette knife
  • Rolling pin
  • Circle cutters 1 1/2″ to 1/2″
  • Needle tool
  • Sandbag