Picture of Tinkwinkle the Gnome

Tinkwinkle the Gnome

With her cute little hat and flower in hand, it's easy to see why Tinkwinkle the Gnome is sweet as can be! Give her extra charming personality with Duncan® Concepts® Underglazes.


1.  Wipe gnome with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.

2. Brush three coats Light Blush to face, ears and hands. Let dry.

3. Add a little Salsa to Light Blush and paint lips and dab on cheeks and nose for color. Let dry.

4. Brush three coats Bright Ginger to hair and add a small dot in eyes. Let dry.

5. Brush three coats Light Saffron to apron and a small dot in center of flower. Let dry.

6. Brush three coats Bright Salsa to hat, ribbon on braids and flower petals. Use paintbrush handle dipped in paint to make dots on apron. Let dry.

7. Use Liner dipped in Black to make pupil in ginger eyes. If desired, carefully brush line around eyes and add eyelashes.

8. Brush three coats Black to shoes. Let dry.

9. Lightly brush Pure Brilliance to entire gnome girl. Let dry.

10. If bottom of feet are glazed, stilt on kiln shelf. If not, place directly on 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:


  • Paper towels
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Container for water
  • Potter's sponge