Caterpillar Bank

Products Used

  • MB-1088 - Round Bank
  • MB-867 - 3" Ornament Ball
  • MB-868 - 4" Ornament Ball
  • S-2701 - Peacock Eyes
  • SC-8 - Just Froggy
  • SC-15 - Tuxedo
  • SC-16 - Cotton Tail
  • SC-27 - Sour Apple
  • SC-58 - 501 Blues
  • SC-77 - Glo-Worm
Decorating Accessories
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
  • CB-220 - #2/0 Detail Liner
  • CB-404 - #4 Pointed Round
  • CB-604 - #4 Soft Fan
Additional Materials
  • Pencil
  • E-6000 Glue
  • Wooden Dowl Rod
  • Wooden Beads
  • Dremel Drill
Project Info


  1. Using a Dremel Drill, drill holes in the MB-1088 Round Bank for the placement of dowel rods for antennas.
  2. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  3. With a pencil draw a face on the bank.
  4. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of SC-58 501 Blues to one large ornament ball and one small ornament ball.
  5. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of SC-27 Sour Apple to one large ornament ball, one small ornament ball and the bank (head), excluding eye, nose and mouth circles.
  6. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of S-2701 Peacock Eyes to both large ornament balls, both small ornament balls and the bank (head) excluding eye, nose and mouth circles.
  7. Using a CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, apply, in a blended circular pattern, 3 coats of SC-77 Glow Worm, SC-27 Sour Apple and SC-8 Just Froggy to the center area of eyes and circles of the mouth.
  8. Using a CB-404 #4 Pointed Round, apply 3 coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail to white area of eyes.
  9. Using a CB-220 #2/0 Detail Liner, apply 1 coat of SC-15 Tuxedo to the pupils of the eyes. Also outline eyes, nose, eyebrows and mouth (Note: mouth and eyebrow lines should be heavier).
  10. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.
  11. Glue balls together, but not bank with E-6000 glue. Keep bank separate so it is easier to use it.
  12. Glue wooden rods with wooden bead on head (Round Bank) for antennas.

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