To-Go Kits - Kid’s Camp Bugs

 

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Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-101 Coupe Salad Plate
Color
  • SC-6 Sunkissed (1oz)
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder (1oz)
  • SC-15 Tuxedo (1oz)
  • SC-27 Sour Apple (1oz)
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale (1oz)
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel (1oz)
  • NT-CLR Clear Dipping Glaze (at studio, not in kit)
  • **Amount needed for To-Go Kits are in parentheses

Decorating Accessories

  • RB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • RB-110 10/0 Detail Liner

Additional Materials

  • Sponge
  • Water
  • Construction paper ½ sheet for each color (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, black and white)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Black marker
  • Patterns
Designer: Elizabeth Carey

Instructions

  1. Use a pencil to draw the shapes for each project on colored construction paper. Refer to each project below:
  2. Once all the construction pieces are cut out, use the scissors to cut out the shapes.

  3. Arrange the shapes onto the plates to make each bug. Using the pencil, trace the shapes. Use the pencil to draw lines for the antenna and legs.

  4. Glue the shapes to a piece of paper. Use the black marker to draw the antennas, eyes, mouth and legs.

Caterpillar Construction 

  1. Find 3 sets of circles (1 small, 1 medium, 1 large) or draw your own. Sizes don’t need to be exact.
    • Small = ½” (a marker cap)

    • Medium = 1” (salt & pepper shaker cap)

    • Large = 1 ½” (spice cap)

  2. Trace or draw 2 small circles on the blue paper and white paper.

  3. Trace or draw 1 large circle on the green paper.

  4. Trace or draw 1 medium circle on the orange, yellow, red, blue and green paper.

Butterfly Construction 

  1. Find 2 sets of circles (1 small, 1 large) or draw your own. Sizes don’t need to be exact.
    • Small = ½” (a marker cap)

    • Medium = 1 ½” (spice cap)

  2. Trace or draw 2 small circles on the red paper and white paper.

  3. Trace or draw 1 medium circle on the orange paper.

  4. Draw an oval on the blue paper. It should be around 4” long.

  5. Draw 2 hearts on the yellow and green paper. They should be around 3” long and 2” wide.

Bee Construction 

  1. Find 3 sets of circles (1 small, 1 medium, 1 large) or draw your own. Sizes don’t need to be exact.
    • Small = ½” (a marker cap)

    • Medium = 11 ½” (spice cap)

    • Large = 3” (cup)

  2. Trace or draw 2 small circles on the green and white paper.

  3. Trace 1 medium and 1 large circle on the yellow paper.

  4. Draw 1 triangle on the blue paper. It should be around 1” on each edge.

  5. Draw 2 ovals on the orange and red paper. They should be around 2” long.

  6. Draw 1 rectangle on the black paper. It should be around ½” wide and 9” long. Cut into 3 pieces to make stripes across the large yellow circle.

Caterpillar Glazing

  1. Using the Script Liner with SC-27 Sour Apple, apply 1 coat to the head and last circle on the caterpillar. Do not glaze the eyes.
  2. Using the Script Liner with SC-75 Orange-A-Peel, SC-6 Sunkissed, SC-74 Hot Tamale and SC-11 Blue Yonder, apply 1 coat to the corresponding circles.
  3. Repeat for a total of 3 coats on all circles. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
  4. Using the Detail Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo, make lines for the antenna, legs and mouth. Turn the bush over and dip the end in the glaze. Make 2 dots for the eyes.
  5. Optional: Use the Detail Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo to outline the caterpillar.
  6. Dip into NT-CLR Clear Dipping glaze
  7. Fire to cone 06.

Butterfly Glazing 

  1. Using the Script Liner with SC-75 Orange-A-Peel, apply 1 coat to the head of the butterfly. Do not glaze the eyes.
  2. Using the Script Liner with SC-11 Blue Yonder, SC-6 Sunkissed, SC-27 Sour Apple and SC-74 Hot Tamale, apply 1 coat to the corresponding shapes.
  3. Repeat for a total of 3 coats on all shapes. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
  4. Using the Detail Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo, make lines for the antenna, and mouth. Turn the bush over and dip the end in the glaze. Make 2 dots for the eyes.
  5. Optional: Use the Detail Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo to outline the butterfly.
  6. Dip into NT-CLR Clear Dipping glaze
  7. Fire to cone 06.

Bee Glazing

  1. Using the Script Liner with SC-6 Sunkissed, apply 1 coat to the head and yellow stripes on the body of the bee. Do not glaze the eyes.
  2. Using the Script Liner with SC-11 Blue Yonder, SC-27 Sour Apple, SC-75 Orange-A-Peel and SC-74 Hot Tamale, apply 1 coat to the corresponding shapes.
  3. Repeat previous steps for a total of 3 coats. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
  4. Using the Script Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo, apply 2 coats to the stripes. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
  5. Using the Detail Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo, make lines for the antenna, and mouth. Turn the bush over and dip the end in the glaze. Make 2 dots for the eyes.
  6. Optional: Use the Detail Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo to outline the butterfly.
  7. Dip into NT-CLR Clear Dipping glaze
  8. Fire to cone 06.
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  Use a plastic fork to add extra detail! 

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