Picture of Nativity Scene

Nativity Scene

The holy family is depicted here all grouped together. Joseph, Mary and baby Jesus are huddled together making the perfect scent for your Christmas décor. 

  1. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Brush three coats Light Blush to faces and hands. Let dry.
  3. Brush three coats Light Brown to beard, mustache and baby’s hair. Let dry.
  4. Brush three coats of Light Sapphire to Baby Jesus’ blanket. Let dry.
  5. Brush Paprika Red to Mary’s sleeve. Let dry.
  6. Brush Bright Gray to Joseph’s cloak. Let dry.
  7. Brush Light Gray to Mary’s cloak and to base. Let dry.
  8. Using end of paintbrush dipped in Paprika Red, make dots along edge of Mary’s cloak.
  9. Brush Joseph’s headband with Paprika Red. Let dry. Embellish with Light Saffron dots.
  10. Brush three coats Bright Kelp to Joseph’s robe. Let dry.
  11. 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