Flowery Bird

 

Products Used

Bisque
  • 6 "x 6" Tile
Color
  • SC-12 Moody Blue
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-83 Tip Taupe
  • SC-96 Aqu-ward
  • SC-97 Cant-elope
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing Glaze

Decorating Accessories

  • DSS-0112 Flowers
  • AC-310 Silkscreen Medium
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner
  • ST-113 Circulate Stamp
  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Palette Knife
  • Palette
  • Pencil
  • Large
  • Sponge-on-a-Stick
  • Scissors
  • Pattern

 

mt138 FloweryBird
Designer: Marcia Roullard
 
 

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. On a 6" tile, using a pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, trace the bird pattern.
  3. Using scissors, cut out the flower shapes from the pattern. Arrange on the tile and trace.
  4. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, brush the flower shapes with thinned colors using SC-97 Cant-elope, SC-96 Aqu-ward, SC-2 Melon Choly, and SC-12 Moody Blue for centers.
  5. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, brush the bird with thinned SC-97 Cant-elope leaving the breast area and around the eye unpainted. Deepen the color under the wing with another brush stroke of Cant-elope.
  6. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner, brush the wing and branch with a brush stroke of SC-83 Tip Taupe.
  7. Using CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, outline the bird and branch with SC-15 Tuxedo.
  8. On a palette, with a palette knife, thicken SC-15 Tuxedo with AC-310 Silkscreen Medium to the consistency of peanut butter.
  9. Using various flowers from DSS-0112 Flowers, align the flowers (shiny side of screen down) over the glazed areas. Using your finger, rub the thickened SC-15 Tuxedo over the screen. Repeat for additional flowers. Gently wash the screen in water, laying flat to dry.
  10. Using CB-106 #6 Script Liner and thinned (like water) SC-12 Moody Blue, shade and stoke in color in the background.
  11. Using AC-213 Lg. Sponge on a Stick, pounce SC-15 Tuxedo onto ST-113 Circulate Stamp. Press the stamp onto the breast of bird.
  12. Using CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, brush 1 heavy coat of S-2101 Crystal Clear to the tile.
  13. Fire to cone 06/05.

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