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ACRYLIC PANSY VINTAGE TUB

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ACRYLIC PANSY VINTAGE TUB

Designer: Bob Moreni

SUPPLIES

Form

  • CD031 Vintage Tub

Colors

  • SS-3 Honey Toast
  • SS-28 Hushed Violet
  • SS-45 Buttermilk
  • SS-57 Accent Green
  • SS-111 Brightest Yellow
  • SS-138 Flat Black
  • SS-176 Christmas Red
  • SS-194 Medium Taupe
  • SS-210 Orange
  • SS-368 Dusty Violet
  • SS-376 Limeburst
  • S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing

Decorating Accessories

  • Basecoat Brush
  • Various Stain Brushes – Rounds & Flats
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • AC-502 Matte Sealer

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Foam Plates or Aluminum Foil for Palette
  • Paper Towels
  • Water
  • Bowl
  • Soft Cloth
  • Clean-Up Tool
  • Saral Transfer Paper or Graphite Paper
  • Pattern

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cast the mold in usual manner. Allow to dry! Clean the greenware with a Clean-Up Tool. Bisque fire to cone 04.
  2. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  3. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of S-2101 Crystal Clear Brushing to the inside of the Vintage Tub. Allow to dry.
  4. Bisque Fire to cone 06.
  5. Basecoat the outside of the Vintage Tub with 1-2 coats of SS-415 Buttermilk. Allow to dry!
  6. Place some SS-194 Medium Taupe onto your pallet, thin with some water. Apply some of the thinned SS-194 Medium Taupe to a small area of the piece at a time. Wipe back with a soft cloth to antique the piece. Allow to dry!
  7. Using Saral Transfer Paper or Graphite Paper under the pattern. Transfer the pattern onto the piece.
  8. Using various size Round brushes, basecoat and shade the pansy pattern as follows: back pansy petals – SS-28 Hushed Violet – shade with SS-368 Dusty Violet; front pansy petals – SS-111 Brightest Yellow – shade with SS-3 Honey Toast – highlight with SS210 Orange; leaves – SS-376 Limeburst – shade with SS-57 Accent Green;
  9. Using the end of a brush handle, add a dot of SS-111 Brightest Yellow to the center of the pansy.
  10. Mix some SS-57 Accent Green with a drop of SS-138 Flat Black; float around the design.
  11. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, outline and detail the design with SS-138 Flat Black.
  12. Allow to dry!
  13. Apply 1-2 coats of AC-502 Matte Sealer to the piece.
  14. DO NOT FIRE!