Whose Hands are on Santa's Belly?

"He had a broad face and a round little belly,
That shook when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly,
He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf,
And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself"

Products Used

  • MB-102 Coupe Dinner Plate
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-406 #6 Pointed Round
  • CB-618 #8 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 - Synthetic Sponges
Additional Materials
  • Pencil
Project Info


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Draw Santa's belt onto the plate.
  3. Using a CB-618 #8 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of SC-74 Hot Tamale onto the "suit" portion of the plate.
  4. Using a CB-406 #6 Pointed Round, apply 2 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to Santa's belt. You can leave the white unpainted or paint it with SC-16 Cotton Tail.
  5. Using SC-15 Tuxedo, place handprints underneath Santa's belt. The right hand goes on the left side of the plate and the left hand goes on the right side of the plate.
  6. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06.