Hooked on Fishing


Products Used

  • MB-113 12 oz. Mug
  • MB-1292 Rectangle Dinner Plate
  • MB-1293 Rectangle Salad Plate
  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-10 Teal Next Time
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-13 Grapel
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-33 Fruit of the Vine
  • SC-52 Toad-ily Green
  • SC-76 Cara-Bein Blue
  • SC-78 Lime Light
  • SC-88 Tu Tu Tango
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponges
  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper
Additional Materials
  • Pencil
  • 1/2" Masking Tape
Project Info
  • Designer: Tim McPherson
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Time: 2 hours


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Mask of the edges on the plates and top and bottom areas on the mug with ½” Masking Tape.
  3. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 4 smooth coats of FN-301 Marshmallow White to the body of the mug and top areas on the plates. Remove the tape before the last coat of glaze dries to avoid chipping..
  4. Using both a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan and a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, apply 4 smooth coats of FN-304 Black Velvet to the remaining unpainted areas. Allow to dry.
  5. Select lettering and sayings of your choice.  You can create them on your computer then print out.  With a pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper, trace on your lettering or sayings or lightly sketch with a pencil, also sketch on some J’s for the hooks.
  6. With a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, add the hooks where desired, changing directions and angles as you go.
  7. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, apply 1 to 2 coats of SC-15 Tuxedo to the lettering.
  8. Using aCB-110 #10/0 Liner, add the feather detail to the hooks: Green is SC-78 Lime Light then SC-52 Toad-ily Green. Teal is SC-11 Blue Yonder then SC-10 Teal Next Time. Yellow is SC-6 Sunkissed then SC-88 Tu Tu Tango. Purple is SC-13 Grapel then SC-33 Fruit of the Vine.
  9. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, add a fishing line to each hook with SC-76 Cara-bein Blue.  Allow to dry.
  10. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.

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