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Sitting Elf

  1.      Wipe elf with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2.      Pour some Pure Brilliance inside elf. Roll around glaze to coat and pour remaining glaze into clean container for future use.
  3.      Brush three coats Light Blush to face and hands, blue in eyes and diluted Paprika Red on cheeks.
  4.      Brush three coats Dark Ginger to hair, Paprika Red to hat brim, collar, cuffs, stripe on socks and tip of boot. Let dry.
  5.      Add one coat Light Saffron to belt buckle and puff on end of cap. Let dry.
  6.      Paint belt with Black and use Liner brush to paint center of eye and fine lashes and brows. Let dry.
  7.      Stilt on egg bar with nichrome wire stilt* and fire to cone 06.
  8.      If desired brush a light coat of Pure Brilliance to elf and re-fire to cone 06.

A nichrome wire stilt is used to fire ceramic eggs and ware without a flat base to sit on the traditional stilt.

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Miscellaneous:

  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water