Simple Holiday Icons

Designer: Marcia Roullard



1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.

2. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-004 Red to the backs of the plates.

3. Using AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, transfer the image onto each plate.

5. Using SG-401 Designer Liner, trace over the transfered image.

6. Snowman: Use SC-76- Cara-Bein to add a wash of color around the head using the RB-100 #0 Detail brush. Puddle in SC-75 Orange Ya Happy into the nose. Puddle in SC-15 Tuxedo in for the eyes and mouth.

Santa: Use the CB-106 #6 Script Liner brush to fill in all of the colors. Use three coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale for the hat and shade SC-76 Cara-Bein for the puff ball. You will also shade the rim of the hat with the same color. Apply 3 coats of SC-20 Cashew Later to his face, SC-74 Hot Tamale for the nose, SC-2 Melon- Choly for the cheeks,and SC-16 Cotton Tail for the beard.

Reindeer: Use the CB-106 #6 Script liner brush to apply 3 coats of SC-12 Moody Blue to the antlers and SC-14 Java bean to the top of the head.

Penguin: Apply 3 coats of SC-12 Moody Blue to the body and SC-75 Orange Ya Happy to the nose. Use SC-15 Tuxedo for the eyes by puddling it in with the tip of the brush.

7. Let dry completley.

8. Apply 2 coats of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing glaze to the front of the plates using the CB-604 #4 Soft Fan brush. Alternatively, you may dip the entire piece in NT-CLR Clear Dipping Glaze.

9. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06/05.



  • MB-101 Coupe Salad Plate


  • SC-2 Melon-Choly
  • SC-12 Moody Blue
  • SC-14 Java Bean
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-20 Cashew Later
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • SC-75 Orange Ya Happy
  • SC-76 Cara-Bein Blue
  • FN-004 Red
  • SG-401 Black
  • NT-CLR Clear Dipping Glaze or S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing Glaze

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • RB-100 #0 Detail
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge

Miscellaneous Accessories