Hot Rod Truck

Designer: Carmen Allen



  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Mix 2 parts of FN-009 Black with 1 part water to make a mixture to pour into the bed of the truck. Roll around until it is thoroughly coated and pour out the excess.
  3. Using a pencil, sketch the flames onto the truck behind the wheels.
  4. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner and a CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, apply 2 coats of each SG-403 Red, SG-407 Yellow, SG-408 Orange Designer Liner colors to the flames.
  5. Outline the flames with the writer bottle of SG-401 Black. Once that dries apply 2 coats of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing.
  6. Apply AC-302 Wax resist over the flames.
  7. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-45 My Blue Heaven to the windows. Once that is dry, apply a wash of FN-009 Black around the edges for shading.
  8. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-041 Medium Blue to the body of the truck. Be sure to wipe away droplets of glaze off the wax-resisted areas.
  9. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 3 coats of SC-60 Silver Lining to the wheels and bumpers Also, apply 2 coats of SC-6 Sunkissed to the headlights.
  10. Apply 2 coats of FN-009 Black to the tires.
  11. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply a wash of FN-019 Dark Blue to shade the truck.
  12. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, apply an outline to the details of the truck.
  13. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the license plate and add the plate digits with a CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner in FN-041 Medium Blue.
  14. Let dry completely.
  15. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06/05.



  • MB-1508 Vintage Truck Container Bisque or CD1508 Vintage Truck Container Mold


  • FN-009 Black
  • FN-019 Dark Blue
  • FN-041 Medium Blue
  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-45 My Blue Heaven
  • SC-60 Silver Lining
  • SG-401 Black
  • SG-403 Red
  • SG-407 Yellow
  • SG-408 Orange Designer Liner
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing Glaze

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-10/0 Mini Liner

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • AC-302 Wax Resist
  • Pencil