Picture of Fun Frog Planter

Fun Frog Planter

This cute little guy is ready to hop into your heart and your garden patio. Give him colorful accents and then add a fern or succulent as a finishing touch!

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

 

  1. Wipe frog with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Place tape across hole on bottom of frog.
  3. Pour some Pure Brilliance inside and roll around to coat. Pour out remaining into a clean container. Let dry.
  4. Brush a coat of Light Salsa to chest, between fingers and toes. Let dry and add a second coat.
  5. With the exception of eyes, brush two solid coats Green Apple to remainder of frog blending into the pink areas between toes and chest area under frog’s jaw.  Let dry.
  6. Brush one light coat Kiwi Sprinkles over the Green Apple. Let dry.
  7. Brush two good coats Light Saffron in eyes. Let dry.
  8. Paint a round circle a little under eyes on both sides of frog’s head and paint with two solid coats Light Saffron. Outline with a little Black mixed in the Light Saffron.  Let dry.
  9. Paint large pupil and outline around eyes with Black. Leave a small white spot in eye for highlight if desired. Let dry.
  10. Paint irregular spots over frog’s body with a coat of Black, and using toothbrush dipped in the Black, spatter randomly over frog. 
  11. Make two thick, irregular lines down frog’s back with Black French Dimensions. Let dry.
  12. Fire to cone 06.
  13. Brush a coat of Pure Brilliance to frog and bottom of frog. Let dry.
  14. Stilt and re-fire to cone 06.
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What you need:


Miscellaneous:

  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Palette
  • Pencil
  • Small plastic container
  • Painter’s tape or masking tape
  • Old toothbrush