Speckled Toad Tumbler

Designer: Carmen Allen



  1. Begin with properly fired cone 04 stoneware bisque. Moisten a sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Apply two rows of circles using SW-128 Cordovan in a writer bottle.
  3. Apply dots inside of the circles using SW-401 Flux in a writer bottle.
  4. Allow to dry and repeat.
  5. Apply one coat of SW-184 to the outside of the piece.
  6. Apply a second coat to the top 2/3 of the piece.
  7. Apply the third coat to the middle 1/3 of the piece.
  8. Apply three coats of SW-128 Cordovan to the inside of the piece.
  9. Use a damp sponge to wipe away any glaze that may have gotten on the foot.
  10. Fire to shelf cone 5/6 *Sample was fired to cone 6*



  • SB-128 Tumbler


  • SW-401 Light Flux
  • SW-128 Cordovan
  • SW-184 Speckled Toad

Decorating Accessories

  • RB-140 #8 Soft Fan
  • AC-222 Medium Writer Tip Kits

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge