Animal Face Template (Optional) Black Sharpie Non-Aerosol Hairspray Glass Workspace Silver Sharpie Toothpicks
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1. Using a Sharpie, sketch the sections of the animal face. If you're using a template, place the guide below the clear glass and trace it.
2. Score and cut two large triangle pieces from the Persimmon Block for ears. Cut another smaller triangle from the same color for the nose. Cut three small white pieces to use for the inside of the ears and the mouth. Use two small chips to create pupils. Finally, use a small chip for an accent on the nose.
3. Arrange the glass into place on your piece, and secure using a small amount of Glas-Tac.
4. In the areas around the facial features, fill the blank space with Black Ice Frit. Leave the area around the pupils and whiskers free of Frit.
Tip: We love Carolina Frit for children's projects! Because the pieces are tumbled, the edges are smooth enough to avoid injury. And with so many sizes and colors, you'll never need to use anything else!
5. Once you've covered the surface with Frit, spritz the entire surface with non-aerosol hairspray.
6. Break small pieces of Black Stringers and arrange as whiskers on the cheeks. To avoid rolling, first dip the end of the Stringer in Glas-Tac glue.
7. Place on a piece of Thinfire Shelf Paper and c fuse using the 6-segment firing schedule.
8. Once fired, slump this piece into a Jumpin' Jill Mold (SM9503) to create a mask! (Remember to use transparent glass so you can see through it!)