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Leap Frogs

Leap into creativity with the Duncan® Oh Four™ Rainforest Tree Frog! Pair Crystals™ Glazes with Satin Glazes™ for the ultimate creative adventure.

Instructions

Shake bottles of paint well before using.

  1. Wipe frogs with dampened sponge to remove bisque dust. Pour puddles of Satin Glazes™ colors on foil as needed.
  2. Apply three coats of Banana Cream to undersides (belly and chin) of both frogs, letting dry between each coat.

Frog 1:

  1. Use the No. 10 Round to brush three coats of Neon Green on leaf base, letting dry between coats.
  2. Use the Palette Knife to gently stir Sailor’s Delight Crystals™ Glaze, being careful not to disturb large crystals at the bottom of container. Brush two coats of Sailor’s Delight onto backside and legs of frog, letting dry between coats.
  3. Stir large crystals at bottom of container into glaze, then use the No. 10 Round to brush a third coat of Sailor’s Delight onto frog, adding large crystals onto areas of frog. Let dry.
  4. Using Liner brush, paint two or three heavy coats of Orange Fizz into eyes, letting dry between each coat. Let dry.
  5. Add a tiny dot of Black to each eye for pupils, then paint in nostrils and thin line in mouth.
  6. Paint toes of frog with two solid coats of Black and make random spots on stomach.
  7. Dip No. 10 Round in Black and flick over leaf to speckle. Tip: If Black is too thick, mix in a small amount of water to thin. Let dry.

Frog 2:

  1. Following steps above for applying Crystals™ Glaze, paint backside and legs of frog with Alpine Meadow.
  2. Paint eyes and toes with two solid coats of Orange Fizz, letting dry between coats.
  3. Paint random Black spots on back and smaller spots on underside. Repeat spattering Black on leaf. Let dry.
  4. Stilt and fire to witness 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:


Miscellaneous:

  • Container of water
  • Foil
  • Paper towels
  • Potter’s sponge