Garden Cottage

 

accorn house

Products Used

Bisque
  • CD-1390 Acorn Cottage

Color
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale

  • SW-301 Iron Wash

  • SW-105 Frost Blue

  • SW-173 Amber Quartz

  • SW-145 Tea Dust

  • SW-212 Peacock

  • SW-148 Lime Showers

  • SW-122 Maycoshino

  • SW-131 Birch

  • SW-166 Norse Blue

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round

  • CB-604 # 4 Soft Fan

  • CB-110 # 10/0 Mini Liner

  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Stoneware Casting Slip

  • Mold Straps

  • Trim Knife

  • Cutting tool

 

Designer: Timothy McPherson
 
 

Instructions

1) Strap the mold, and cast with Stoneware Slip.

2) When leather hard, remove from the mold and cut out all the windows.

3) Allow to dry. Then clean and fire to shelf cone 04 bisque.

4) Mix the SW-301 Iron Wash with 1 part color, 6 parts water, and using the CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply to the entire outside of the house.

5) Using the BT-910 Synthetic Sponge, wipe back leaving the color in the groves.

6) Using the CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale to the chimney.

7) Using the CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of SW-173 Amber Quarts to the roof.

8) Using the CB-604 #4 Soft Fan and the CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SW-105 Frost Blue to the walls.

9) Using the CB-404 #4 Pointed Round and the CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner, apply 2 coats of SW-145 Tea Dust to the window frames.

10) Using the CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SW-212 Peacock to the door and shutters.

11) Using the CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SW-148 Lime Shower to the base, excluding the bottom.

12) Using the CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SW-131 Birch to the branches by the front door.

13) Using the CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of SW-166 Norse Blue to the inside of the piece.

14) Using a damp sponge, wipe off any color that may be on the areas that sit on the kiln shelf.

15) Place the pieces onto a well kiln washed shelf and fire to shelf cone 5/6.

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