Sculpted Birds

Products Used

  • MB-1362 Garden Bird (looking right)
  • MB-1363 Garden Bird (looking left)
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-94 Curry Arround
  • CG-976 Teal Drop
  • EL-135 Rare Earth
  • SG-501 Sculpting Medium
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponges
Project Info


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Load a BT-910 Synthetic Sponge with SG-501 Sculpting Medium, and pounce onto the smoother parts of the bird, creating a light stucco look. Wipe any off that might get on the beak or in the eyes.
  3. Using the CB106 # 6 Script Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-94 Curry Around to the beak.
  4. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, apply 2 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the eyes.
  5. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 1 coat of CG-976 Teal Drop to the entire birds, excluding the beak and eyes.
  6. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of EL-135 Rare Earth over the bird’s body, excluding the wings and tail. Apply just 1 coat over the eyes and beak.
  7. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan and CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 1 coat of CG-976 Teal Drop to the wings and tail. Allow to dry.
  8. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.