Self Portrait Eye Plate & Mug

Create a Self Portrait Eye Plate & Mug wih Stroke & Coats and Foundations..



Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1324 - Plate with Eyes
  • MB-1325 - Mug with Eyes
Color
  • FN-009 - Black
  • SC-2 Melon-Choly
  • SC-13 Grapel
  • SC-14 Java Bean
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-20 Cashew Later
  • SC-41 Brown Cow
Decorating Accessories
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
  • CB-106 - #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 - #10/0 Liner
  • CB-202 - #2 Detail Liner
  • CB-604 - #4 Soft Fan
  • NT-CLR - Clear One Dipping (optional)
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Additional Materials
  • Pencil
Project Info
  • Designer: Marcia Roullard
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Time: 1½ hours

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 thinned coats of SC-20 Cashew Later to the flesh areas of the plate.
  3. Float thinned SC-41 Brown Cow around the face and the eyes. Stroke in the eyebrows.
  4. Apply 2 thinned coats of SC-2 Melon-Choly to the cheeks.
  5. With a pencil, sketch in the lips and teeth.
  6. Apply 2 thinned coats of SC-2 Melon-Choly to the lips.
  7. Using a CB-202 #2 Detail Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the teeth. Allow to dry.
  8. Sketch the braces on the teeth. Using a CB-202 #2 Detail Liner, apply 1 coat of SC-13 Grapel to the center of the braces.
  9. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, stroke in the hair and eyebrows with 2 thinned coats of SC-41 Brown Cow tipped in to SC-14 Java Bean.
  10. Using a CB-202 #2 Detail Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the eye area. Apply 2 thinned coats of SC-14 Java Bean to the iris of the eye. Apply 1 –2 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the pupil of the eye. Add a highlight of SC-16 Cotton Tail.
  11. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, outline the eye and detail the hair, eye lashes, teeth, hair, braces and mouth with SC-15 Tuxedo.
  12. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 - 3 coats of FN-009 Black to the back of the plate and inside the mug. Allow to dry.
  13. Optional: Can be dipped in clear glaze. Allow to dry.
  14. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06.

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