Snowman Dip Chiller
- 2-piece Ceramic Dip Chiller
(#6674) from Maryland China
- DecoArt Americana Gloss Enamels:
Avocado, Lamp Black, Bright Orange,
Honey Brown, Napa Red, Sand,
Tuscan Red, White
- Brushes: Royal & Langnickel Aqualon: Glaze Wash, Series R2700, 3/4”; Shader, Series R2150, #4, #6, #12; Script Liner, Series R2585, #1
- DecoArt Laurie Spelt’z Instant Images Duo-Tool, 1/4”
- Assorted snowflakes stencil
newspaper (to cover work surface)
- 1. When painting on glass, allow first coat to dry thoroughly before applying additional coats.
- 1. Use glaze wash to base dip chiller
surface Avocado. Let dry thoroughly.
- 2. Holding stencil lightly in place and using Duo-Tool, tap brush with mix of White + tch. of Sand to randomly stencil snowflakes of choice over green background. Use same mix to spatter entire surface.
- 3. For bowl, use Sand to base 1/2” rim
along outer edges; use #12 shader to
pat Honey Brown shadow along inner rim edges. Stipple White highlights along outer rim edges. Use liner to paint Avocado band.
- 4. Print out pattern; transfer basic details onto one side of dip chiller.
Snowman and Snow
- 1. Use appropriate size brush and Sand to base snow and snowman. Use #12 shader to pat Honey Brown shadows on each. Use White to stipple highlights on top of snow and center of snowman.
- 1. Use #6 shader to base scarf and hatband Tuscan Red. Use #4 shader to create Bright Orange stripes on scarf; use liner and mix of Bright Orange + tch. of White to line highlights on stripes. Use #4 shader and Napa Red to pat shadows on scarf and to shade each end of hatband. Use highlight mix to paint
highlight stroke on hatband.
- 2. Use Black to paint facial features,
buttons, and hat. Use liner and White
to highlight dot eyes and buttons, and
to stroke highlights on hat.
- 3. Use liner and mix of Honey Brown + tch. of Black to paint twig arms. Use same brush and White to dab “snow”.
- 4. Use liner and Bright Orange to base nose; shade Tuscan Red at base. Use #4 shader and mix of White + Tuscan Red to pat cheeks.
- 1. Allow paint to cure 21 days or allow
painted project to dry 48 hours. Place
in cold oven, set temperature to 325°,
and bake for 30 minutes; turn off oven
and crack open door. Allow project to
cool before removing. (Note: Painted
surfaces are not intended for direct
contact with food.)