Picture of Night Owl Bank

Night Owl Bank

Cloak this cute little hoot in mystery with shadowy Duncan® Concepts® colors, then create an enchanting Halloween display with dim lights and other eerie items. 

  1. Wipe owl with damp sponge to remove bisque dust. Remove rubber stopper in base of owl.
  2. Brush three coats Light Saffron on area of eyes around pupil. Let dry.
  3. Brush three coats Bright Gray on owl’s feet and in etched lines of feathers on chest, back and wings. Let dry.
  4. Brush three coats Black to pupils, beak and toenails. Dry.
  5. Use Fan Glaze brush to paint over remainder of owl with Black. Let dry completely. Brush an additional two coats of Black, letting dry completely between coats. Let dry.
  6. Brush a light coat of Pure Brilliance over entire owl. Let dry.
  7. Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to base of owl. Let dry thoroughly.
  8. 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