Funky Snow Dude

 

 
 
Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1095 - Funky Tree
Color
  • FN-001 - White
  • SC-8 - Just Froggy
  • SC-12 - Moody Blue
  • SC-15 - Tuxedo
  • SC-45 - My Blue Heaven
  • SC-74 - Hot Tamale
  • SC-75 - Orange-A-Peel
  • SG-302 - Snowfall
Decorating Accessories
  • AC-213 - Sponge on a Stick - 1¼"Diameter
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
  • CB-406 - #6 Pointed Round
  • CB-604 - #4 Soft Fan
  • RB-100 - #0 Reflections Detail Liner
  • RB-104 - #4 Reflections Liner
MB1095_OChristmasTree
 
 
Additional Materials
  • Pencil
  • Toothpick
 
Project Info
 

Instructions

 

 

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a No. 2 pencil, draw a circle on the bottom left corner of the tree for the snowman's head.
  3. Next, draw on the snowman's hat, nose, eyes and mouth.
  4. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 solid coats of FN-001 - White to the snowman's face and to the "trunk" of the tree.
  5. Using a CB-406 #6 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the hat.
  6. To create the night sky, dip your AC-213 Sponge on a Stick into SC-12 Moody Blue, blot on your palette and then press and turn it against the tree to create a swirl.  Continue this process until the entire sky is covered.  It is okay to overlap some swirls. You may find that you need to use a small brush to fill in the edges around the face with SC-12 Moody Blue so you don't get blue on the snowman's face.
  7. Using a toothpick, scratch out a star on the top of the tree like the one seen in the photograph.
  8. Using a RB-104 #4 Short Liner, fill the star in with 3 coats of  SC-45 My Blue Heaven.
  9. Re-draw the eyes, nose and mouth before painting on the snowfall.
  10. Using a CB-406 #6 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of the SG-302 Snowfall. Rather than paint it on, dab it on unevenly except for the area marked off for the nose, eyes and mouth.
  11. Using a CB-406 #6 Pointed Round, apply 3 coats of SC-75 Orange-A-Peel to the carrot nose.
  12. Lightly sketch a scarf at the very top of the tree trunk just beneath the snowman's head.
  13. Using a CB-406 #6 Pointed Round, apply 1 coat in alternating stripes of SC-74 Hot Tamale and SC-8 Just Froggy to the scarf.
  14. Using a RB-100 #0 Detail Liner, apply 1 coat of SC-15 Tuxedo, add the eyes and mouth. Also outline the nose and add ridge marks going up the carrot. Outline the star, the scarf (add fringe).
  15. Using a CB-406 #6 Pointed Round, paint on two buttons beneath the scarf in the center of the trunk with SC-15 Tuxedo.
  16. Using a toothpick, scratch out two small buttom holes in each button.
  17. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.

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