Picture of Creepy Crawly Friend

Creepy Crawly Friend

This eight-legged pal is waiting for your creative additions so he can scare up some Halloween fun. Design a tangled web of fun when you use Duncan® Shimmer Glazes combined with some Duncan® Concepts® and Duncan® French Dimensions™. 


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

2. Using pencil, lightly sketch lines on body and large circles around the eyes.

3. Using either No. 1 Liner or No. 4 Round as needed, apply three flowing coats of each color to the designated areas:

• Light Purple: nose and irises of eyes

• Black: pupil dots and around eyes

• Dark Purple: remaining area of face, stripes on back and spaces between legs

• Orange Zircon: alternating stripes on body, head and legs

4. Using No. 6 Round, apply one smooth flowing coat of Pure Brilliance to the entire piece. Let dry thoroughly.

5. Stilt and 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:


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