Picture of Mosaic Snowman

Mosaic Snowman

Instructions

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

2.  Trace pattern on plate with clay carbon and pencil.

3.  Dampen the No. 4 Liner brush with Brush Cleaner and squeeze out excess before loading with Wax Resist (this will protect the brush). Apply 1 good coat of Wax Resist to mosaic lines, snow circles and snowflake sprig on hat. Allow Wax Resist to dry thoroughly before proceeding. Clean brush.

4.  Pour a puddle of each Concepts color on separate areas of foil. Use No. 4 and No. 8 brushes as needed to apply 3 coats of each color to following areas (let dry after each coat):
Dark Black: hat, eyes, mouth.
Bright Wine: star on hat; use one thin coat to create blush on cheeks.
Bright Purple: bowtie.
Bright Papaya: nose.
Light Nautical: background and back of plate (leave face unpainted).

5.  Outline snowman’s face, nose and bowtie with No. 1 Liner brush and Cobalt Jet Black. Gently remove excess color from resist areas with a dampened sponge before firing.

6.  Stilt and glaze fire to shelf cone 06.

7.  Apply 2 coats of Clear Glaze with Fan Glaze brush completely over plate. Let dry after each coat.

8.  Stilt and glaze fire to shelf cone 06.

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Posted by Frances Sandoval

What you need:


Miscellaneous:

  • Clay carbon
  • Pencil
  • Sponge
  • Aluminum foil