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Turkey Lurkey

Tiny Tot Gobble will add some cheer to your Thanksgiving table! He’ll delight kids and grownups alike with his colorful feathers and adoring eyes.

  1. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove any bisque dust.
  2. Using pencil lightly, divide tail into five circular segments. Repeat with back of tail.
  3. Brush three coats Bright Saffron to head and a little into neck area. Brush three coats to feet and second and fourth segments on tail. Let dry.
  4. Brush three coats Paprika Red to sections between the yellow on tail and the waddle on beak. Let dry.
  5. Brush three coats Dark Ginger to body and blend into the yellow neck area.  Brush three coats to top of tail. Let dry.
  6. Paint eyes with three coats Black. Let dry thoroughly.
  7. Add Black accents between toes. Let dry.
  8. Paint one thin coat Pure Brilliance over entire turkey. Let dry.
  9. If bottom of turkey is unpainted, set directly on kiln shelf and not painted, stilt in kiln. 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
  • Pencil