The Owl & The Vase


Products Used

  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-24 Dandelion
  • SC-78 Lime Light
  • SC-88 Tu Tu Tango
  • S-2101 - Crystal Clear Brushing
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 #6 Script Linier
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-202 #2 Detail Liner
  • CB-602 - #2 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
  • ST-213 Sponge on a stick
  • ST-343 Deco Circles
  • ST-345 Large Deco Circles
  • CD-1319 Owl Castable
Additional Materials
  • Pencil
  • Paper Towel Tube
  • Moist Clay
  • Castable Process - Instructions
Project Info
  • Designer: Marcia Roullard
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Time: 1½ hours


Owl Vase

  1. Cast the Owl using CD-1319 Owl.
  2. Roll out clay ¼” thick. Stamp the clay with the ST-345 Large Deco Circles 3 times.
  3. Thin the top edge of the clay and tear the edge of the clay to create a rough edge. Follow the hand building instruction to create a vase.
  4. Attach the owl to the vase: cut one side of the owl to create a flat surface. Slip attach to the tube/vase. Use a coil of clay to fill in gaps and seal the owl to the vase, smoothing the seam lines with your finger.
  5. Clean up any rough edges using a wet finger.
  6. Bisque fire to shelf cone 04/05.

Painting the Owl Vase

  1. Using a CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply the 1-2 coats of following colors to the circles on the vase: SC-11 Blue Yonder; SC-24 Dandelion; SC-78 Lime Light; SC-88 Tu Tu Tango.
  2. Using a CB-106 # 6 Script Liner and a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, detail the circles and fill in the background with 1-2 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo.
  3. Using a CB-602 #2 Soft Fan, apply 2-3 coats of SC-88 Tu Tu Tango to the inside of the vase.
  4. Using a CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-24 Dandelion to the chest and 2 coats of SC-88 Tu Tu Tango to all other areas except the eyes, beak and feet.
  5. Using a CB-106 # 6 Script Liner, shade the chest with SC-88 Tu Tu Tango.
  6. Using a CB-202 #2 Detail Liner, apply 2 coats of the following colors to the eyes: SC-16 Cotton Tail to the outer part of the eye area; SC-24 Dandelion to the iris and SC-15 Tuxedo to the pupil.
  7. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, outline the eyes with SC-15 Tuxedo and apply 2 coats to the beak and feet.
  8. Using a dry AC-213 Sponge on a Stick, load the sponge with SC-15 Tuxedo. Tap the SC-15 Tuxedo onto ST-343 Deco Circles Stamp then press the stamp gently onto the chest of the owl. Allow to dry.
  9. Apply S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing to entire project. Allow to dry.
  10. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.

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