Acrylic Tiki Tea Lights

Designer: Bob Moreni



  1. Cast the CD-1383 Tiki Cup Mold in the usual manner. When the greenware is removed from the mold, cut out some of the shapes to create a votive tea light cup. Allow to dry! Clean the greenware and bisque fire to cone 04.
  2. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  3. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-044 Yellow Orange to the inside of each piece. Allow to dry!
  4. Glaze Fire to shelf cone o6.
  5. Using a Basecoat Brush, apply 1 – 2 coats of SS-24 Chocolate Fudge to the outside of each piece. Allow to dry!
  6. Drybrush the cups with SS-234 Medium Mocha then with SS-194 Medium Taupe.
  7. Green areas are drybushed with SS-57 Accent Green, SS-19 Country Sage then SS-376 Lime Burst, highlight with a little SS-135 White.
  8. Orange areas are drybrushed with SS-399 Terra Cotta then, SS-210 Orange, and highlight with SS-111 Brightest Yellow.
  9. Blue areas are drybrushed with SS-335 Rich Blue then SS-29 Dew Drop Blue, highlight with SS-135 White.
  10. Pink areas are drybrushed with SS-92 Royal Fuchsia then SS-32 Razzberri, highlight with a little SS-135 White.
  11. Yellow areas are drybrushed with SS-254 Golden Ochra, then SS-111 Brighest Yellow, highlight with SS-135 White.
  12. Red Areas are drybushed with SS-179 Antique Red then lightly with SS-135 White and then again with SS-179 Antique Red.
  13. Teeth are drybrushed with SS-45 Buttermilk then SS-135 White.
  14. Apply Matte Sealer of choice to each piece.
  15. Do not fire!



  • CD-1383 Tiki Cups 


  • SS-19 Country Sage
  • SS-24 Chocolate Fudge
  • SS-29 Dew Drop Blue
  • SS-32 Razzberri
  • SS-45 Buttermilk
  • SS-57 Accent Green
  • SS-92 Royal Fuchsia
  • SS-111 Brightest Yellow
  • SS-135 White
  • SS-179 Antique Red
  • SS-194 Medium Taupe
  • SS-210 Orange
  • SS-234 Medium Mocha
  • SS-254 Golden Ochre
  • SS-335 Rich Blue
  • SS-376 Lime Burst
  • SS-399 Terra Cotta
  • FN-044 Yellow Orange

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • Basecoat Brush
  • Assorted Drybrush’s

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge
  • Foam Plates
  • Paper Towels
  • Water Bowl
  • Matte Sealer