Picture of Cheeky Little Chihuahua

Cheeky Little Chihuahua

This little obedient one is just waiting for your love and creativity. Give her personality and charm with a few brushstrokes of Duncan® Concepts® Underglazes for Bisque. And, once you’re done, you’ll have a friend for life.


1. Wipe bisque with damp sponge to remove any dust.

2. Brush three coats Bright Blush to inside ears and stomach area.

3. Brush three coats Light Brown to ears and lightly feather color into the Bright Blush to blend. Continue painting three coats around eyes, nose and to remainder of Chihuahua. Let dry.

4. Lightly sketch in eyeballs leaving a little white at corners. Paint one coat Bright Briarwood around pupil. Paint pupil Black leaving a small dot of white for highlight.

5. Brush two coats Black to nose. Using Liner brush, paint in the fine line of mouth.  Line around eyes and eyeballs also. 

6. Dab Light Saffron, Light Kiwi and Bright Purple in beads around neck. Let dry.

7. Apply light coat of Pure Brilliance to entire Chihuahua. Let dry.

8. Fire to cone 06.

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Posted by Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.

What you need:


  • Container for water
  • Potter's sponge
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Paper towels