Colorful Frog

Designer: Marcia Roullard



  1. In wet greenware, hold the circle template against the back of the frog, use the Exacto Knife to cut out the circle shapes.
  2. Clean and fire to cone 04.
  3. Tape over the holes on the back of the frog, thin slightly FN-003 Orange, pour to the inside move the frog to coat with glaze, pour out the excess glaze. With a damp sponge remove the excess glaze from the body of the frog.
  4. Use a pencil to draw a leaf shape around both of the eyes, fill in the head area with large leaves as shown.
  5. Use the circle template to pencil in ¾ “ circle shapes on the arms and legs, one-inch circle shapes on the back. Pencil in a circle on the legs, extending a line to the toes with more circles.
  6. From a palette, brush on two coats of SG-407 Yellow with CB-106 Script Liner to all the circle shapes, go slightly past the pencil line.
  7. Punch out the paper circles, wet the paper then stick it on the yellow circles to mask the color
  8. Brush the leaves with SG-409 Bright Green, shade with SG-405 Green use CB-106 Script Liner, two coats.
  9. Brush two coats of SG-408 Orange to the circle shapes on the legs and fingers.
  10. Brush the remainder of the body with two coat of SG-411 Purple, brush strokes of SG-404 Blue over the larger sections of the purple areas. Use CB-106 Script Liner and CB-110 Liner for the smaller areas.
  11. Remove the paper circles, use SG-401 Black to dot around the yellow circles, leaves, and veins of the leaves.
  12. Brush iris of eyes with SG-11 Purple, shade with SG-404 Blue, the pupil is SG-401 Black. Outline the orange dots and circles on the frog’s feet with SG-407 Yellow use the writer tip to outline.
  13. Brush on two coats of NTBR Clear using CB-604 Soft Fan.
  14. Fire to cone 05/06.



  • CD-645 Medium Frog Wall Climber


  • FN-003 Orange
  • SG-401 Black
  • SG-404 Blue
  • SG-405 Green
  • SG-407 Yellow
  • SG-408 Orange
  • SG-409 Bright Green
  • SG-411 Purple
  • NTBR Clear

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-110 Liner
  • CB-106 Liner

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Circle Template
  • X-ACTO Knife
  • ¾” Circle and a 1” Circle Punch