Feathered Friend


Products Used

  • MB-1362 Garden Bird (looking right) or
  • MB-1363 Garden Bird (looking left)
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-31 The Blues
  • EL-136 Lapis Lagoon
  • EL-205 Jade Pebble
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponges


Project Info
  • Designer: Marcia Roullard
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Time: 1½ hours


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 1 thinned coat of SC-15 Tuxedo to the wings and the tail. Wipe back with a damp sponge leaving the color in the crevices.  Allow to dry.
  3. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of EL-136 Lapis Lagoon to the wings and tail.
  4. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of EL-205 Jade Pebble to the body of the bird. Clean off any glaze on the eye area.
  5. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail to the eye area. Apply 1 coat of SC-31 The blues to the iris of the eyes and 1 coat of SC-15 Tuxedo to the pupils.  Add a dot of SC-16 Cotton Tail for a highlight.
  6. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 2-3 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the beak. Allow to dry.
  7. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.