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Wide-Eyed White Owl Bank

Add some ghoulish charm to your Halloween decor with an owl that's as white as a ghost! Give the Duncan® Oh Four® Retro Owl Bank a spooky look with Duncan® Concepts® Underglazes.

  1. Wipe owl with damp sponge to remove bisque dust. Remove rubber stopper from bottom of owl.
  2. Brush two coats Light Gray over feathers on back and between toes and crevice where body sits on toes. Let dry.
  3. Use slightly damp sponge to wipe back paint on feathers leaving the gray in the carved details. Repeat over toes.
  4. Brush three coats Really White to owl brushing over feathers and toes leaving the gray to show through. Brush around eyes leaving the center unpainted. Let dry.
  5. Brush thin line Light Kiwi around the center pupil. Let dry.
  6. Brush three coats Bright Saffron around the Light Kiwi. Let dry.
  7. Brush three coats Light Gray around the Saffron to add depth. Let dry.
  8. Add a thin line of Black around the yellow part of eyes, tip of beak and toenails.  Let dry completely.
  9. Brush a coat of Pure Brilliance to owl including bottom. Let dry.
  10. 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