Tree Witch

Designer: Bob Moreni



  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. In a small cup or foam plate, mix 2 parts SS-127 Medium Portrait with 2 parts of SS- 376 Limeburst.
  3. Using a basecoat brush, apply the color mix to the flesh area, going beyond the area of the face. Allow to dry!
  4. Trace on the face pattern using White Transfer Paper.
  5. Using a Script Liner, Shade (float) SS-19 Country Sage to the face.
  6. Using a Liner, outline the face pattern with SS-138 Flat Black.
  7. Mix 2 part SS-179 Antique Red with 1 part SS-24 Chocolate Fudge, apply to the tongue of the witch. Add a little more SS-24 Chocolate Fudge to the mix to darken and apply to the inside mouth area.
  8. Using a Drybrush, apply SC-183 Rich Peach mixed with some SS-135 White to the cheeks.
  9. Using a Script Liner, add highlights of SS-135 White to the cheeks and nose and chin.
  10. Using a Detail Brush, apply SS-145 to the teeth.
  11. Using a Detail Brush, apply SS-135 White to the eyes. Apply SS-138 Flat Black to the eyes. Highlight with SS-19 Country Sage and SS-135 White.
  12. Using a Liner, apply SS-138 Flat Black to the Eye lashes, eye brows and outline the teeth.
  13. Using a Basecoat Brush, apply SS-368 Dusty Violet to the under part of the bottom and top limbs of the tree.

  14. Drybrush the curls of the tree with SS-28 Hushed Violet. Highlight with some SS-135 White in the same brush.

  15. Apply SS-138 Flat Black to the remaining area of the tree area.

  16. Optional: Apply SS-138 Flat Black to the remaining areas of the tree including the limbs. Drybrush with SS-368 Dusty Violet and Highlight with SS-28 Hushed Violet then with some SS-135 White.

  17. Apply Matte Sealer to the piece.

  18. Using Hot Glue, apply the Spanish Moss to create hair for the witch.

  19. Optional: Trim with some Purple and or Orange Glitter using AC-502 Matte Sealer to apply the glitter.



  • MB-1462 Jolly Christmas Tree Bisque or CD1462 Jolly Christmas Tree Mold


  • SS-19 Country Sage
  • SS-24 Chocolate Fudge
  • SS-28 Hushed Violet
  • SS-45 Buttermilk
  • SS-127 Medium Portrait
  • SS-135 White
  • SS-138 Flat Black
  • SS-179 Antique Red
  • SS-183 Rich Peach
  • SS-368 Dusty Violet
  • SS-376 Limeburst

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-202 #2 Detail Brush
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • Basecoat Brush
  • Assorted Stain Brushes
  • Dry Brushes

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • White Transfer Paper
  • Hot Glue
  • Spanish Moss
  • Pattern: Download
  • Optional: Purple Glitter Orange Glitter, Matte Spray or AC-502 Matte Brush On Sealer