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Gingerbread Man Ornament

No holiday décor would be complete without a gingerbread man! Bring this sweet guy to life with your creativity and some Duncan® Concepts® Underglazes color. 

  1. Wipe gingerbread man with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Freehand bow tie and Ric Rac design on wrists and ankles lightly with pencil. Continue around to back side of gingerbread man.
  3. Brush three coats Bright Ginger to gingerbread man painting around the bow and Ric Rac designs. Let dry.
  4. Paint eyes and buttons with two coats Black. Let dry.
  5. Paint bow with two good coats Dark Scarlet. Let dry.
  6. Use Liner brush to paint fine line with Dark Scarlet in center of the white Ric Racs. Let dry.
  7. Continue with reverse side of gingerbread man. Let dry thoroughly.
  8. Brush a light coat of Pure Brilliance to front and back. Let dry.
  9. Stilt on kiln shelf 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
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Paper towels