Frankenstein Can-It


Products Used

  • MB-1404 Gallon Can-It
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-78 Lime Light
  • SC-40 Blueberry Hill
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SS-81 Shimmering Silver
  • FN-009 Black
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper
Additional Materials
frankencan web

Designer: Marcia Roullard


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Roll the inside with slightly thinned FN-009 Black, drain excess. Brush to the lip of the can with two coats, with FN-009 Black.
  3. Freehand draw or use AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper to trace pattern.
  4. Use CB-604 Soft Fan to brush in long strokes of SC-78 Lime Light, one coat, add in some strokes of SC-27 Sour Apple randomly, brush a second coat of SC-78 Lime Light to the eyelids and nose, shade SC-27 Sour Apple around the eyes.
  5. With CB-106 Script Liner streak in SC-40 Blueberry Hill thinned, randomly.
  6. Brush the eyes with SC-16 Cotton Tail and the iris with two thinned coats of SC-40 Blueberry Hill.
  7. Outline the face detail and eyes with SC-15 Tuxedo using CB-110 Liner.
  8. Brush two coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the hair.
  9. Dip or brush with two coats of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing.
  10. Fire to cone 06/05.
  11. Bend coat hanger using round form to make the handle. Brush with SS-81 Shimmering Silver.
  12. Use SS-81 Shimmering Silver to add metal highlights to the lower edge and upper lips of the can.  After application, thin the upper lip application of SS-81 Shimmering Silver with water and a brush to create a mottled appearance.

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