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Grin and Scare It

Picture for project Grin and Scare It

1. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.

2. Using a pencil, lightly sketch triangular striped sections around the top of lid as shown.

3. Dip the No. 6 Round in water and side load in Black to create the shading around the eye sockets. Float two or three coats around the eyes until the colour is strong enough.

4. Continue floating colour as done above, with Dark Purple shading around teeth and Neon Red on the cheekbones. Add Light Sapphire shading to the ridges of the neck area on the back of the box.

5. Using the No. 1 Liner, fill in the long triangles on lid, alternating with Neon Red and Dark Purple. Float three coats of each colour to the spaces, allowing the colour to dry thoroughly between coats.

6. Using the No. 1 Liner, fill in the irises of the eyes with Light Saffron, then while the colour is still wet, add Light Kiwi, swirling the colour together.

7. Load the No. 1 Liner with Black then add the dot to the pupil of the eyes and fill in the nose cavity as well.

8. Thoroughly shake and mix the French Dimensions Black Licorice and create small jagged lines around top of skull, around the teeth and around the eye sockets. Create a line with “stitch marks” down centre of nose.

9. After all colour has dried thoroughly, carefully apply two smooth flowing coats of Pure Brilliance to the entire piece inside and out, being very careful not to smear the colour on the outside. Stilt and fire to cone 06.