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Tiny Tot Gator

Not all alligators are scary! This little guy is just the right size to receive some colorful creativity and some added on personality.

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.


  1. Wipe gator with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Brush three coats Light Ginger to lower face and body of gator including the underside. Let dry.
  3. Brush three coats Marbled Celadon to upper, remainder of gator blending into the Light Ginger. Let dry.
  4. Brush a coat of Forest Moss mainly on the top part of face and body blending into the Marbled Celadon.
  5. Place some of the larger chips from the Forest Moss on the top of the back. 
  6. Brush a coat of Light Kiwi in the eyes. Let dry.
  7. Darken outer area of eye by adding a touch of Black to the Kiwi. Let dry.
  8. Using Liner brush paint in pupil and line outer eye with Black.
  9. Dab some Black into nostrils and paint toenails.
  10. Define mouth and teeth with a fine line of Black. Let dry.
  11. Stilt gator on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
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What you need:


  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Palette
  • Pencil
  • Tracing sheet