Christmas Projects

Vintage Red Elf

elf on the shelf



1. Begin with MB1463 Elf Bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove dust.

2. Brush on three thinned coats of SC-20 Birthday Suit to the face of the elf, sponge the cheeks with two coats of SC-2 Melon-Choly.

3. Brush the hair with two thinned coats of SC-48 Camel Back, float Camel Back around the face, eyes, and ears for shadow, use CB-106 Script Liner.

4.  Brush three coats of SC-73 Candy Apple Red to the hat and suit with CB-604 Soft Fan and CB-106 Script Liner, float SC-81 Cinnamon Stix into the shadow areas of the suit and hat.

5. Brush on two coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the shoes, use CB-106 Script Liner.

6. Brush on two coats of SG-302 Snowfall to the hat trip, collar, and mittens use CB-406 Round. 

7. Clean off the eyes of other glaze colors, brush the white side of the eye with two coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail, the pupil with SC-14 Java Bean, pupil with SC-15 Tuxedo, outline with SC-15 Tuxedo, outline the hair with SC-15 Tuxedo. Brows are Camel Back.

8.  Fire to cone 05/06.

9.  Outline the mittens with an extra fine black sharpie.