Funky Textured Mugs

Designer: Elizabeth Carey

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Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired cone 04 bisque. Moisten a sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.

Stitched Mug

    1. Use the pencil to draw a vertical line between the stiches so that it looks like there are 2 sets of leaves (pointing up) on either side of the line. Use the pencil to sketch simple flower heads above the stems. Draw one more flower head on the inside of the mug.
    2. Using the Script Liner with SC-52 Toad-ily Green, apply 2 coats to the leaves. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
    3. Using the Script Liner and Detail Liner with SC-28 Blue Isle, SC-42 Butter Me Up, SC-50 Orange Ya Happy and SC-70 Pink-A-Dot, apply 2 coats to the various parts of the flowers. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
    4. Using the Detail Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo, outline the leaves and flowers. Add decorative lines or dots to the flowers. Add a line going down the handle of the mug.
    5. Using the Script Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo, apply 1 coat to the rim.
    6. Using the Soft Fan with FN-203 Dry Champagne, apply 3 coats to the entire mug. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
    7. Fire to cone 06.

Hobnail Mug

  1. Use the pencil to sketch 3 concentric circles on the inside of the mug
  2. Using the Script Liner with SC-52 Toad-ily Green, SC-28 Blue Isle, SC-42 Butter Me Up, SC-50 Orange Ya Happy and SC-70 Pink-A-Dot, apply 2 coats to the hobnails. Try to space out the different colors
  3. Using the Detail Liner with SC-52 Toad-ily Green, SC-28 Blue Isle, SC-42 Butter Me Up, SC-50 Orange Ya Happy and SC-70 Pink-A-Dot, apply 2 coats in a circular shape around each hobnail. Pick a different color from the hobnail color.
  4. Using the Detail Liner with SC-52 Toad-ily Green, SC-28 Blue Isle, SC-42 Butter Me Up, SC-50 Orange Ya Happy and SC-70 Pink-A-Dot, apply 2 coats in a circular shape around 1/3 of the circles on the mug. Pick a different color from previous circle.
  5. Using the Detail Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo, outline the circles. Try to be irregular with your lines.
  6. Using SG-401 Black, make vertical lines around the outer rim of the mug. Make horizonal lines down the outside of the handle on the mug. Make dots between the circles.
  7. Using the Script Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo, apply 1 coat to the rim.
  8. Using the Soft Fan with FN-203 Dry Champagne, apply 3 coats to the entire mug. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
  9. Fire to cone 06.

Fluted Mug

  1. Use the pencil to sketch the upside-down rainbows on the outside of the mug. Sketch one on the inside of the mug, right-side up.
  2. Using the Script Liner with SC-28 Blue Isle, SC-42 Butter Me Up and SC-52 Toad-ily Green, apply 2 coats to each section of the rainbows. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
  3. Using the Script Liner with SC-50 Orange Ya Happy, apply 2 coats to the area between the rainbows and the upper line of flutes. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
  4. Using the Script Liner with SC-42 Butter Me Up, apply 2 coats to the upper line of flutes. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
  5. Using the Script Liner with SC-70 Pink-A-Dot, apply 2 coats to the middle line of flutes. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
  6. Using the Script Liner with SC-28 Blue Isle, apply 2 coats to the lower line of flutes. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
  7. Using the Detail Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo, outline the rainbows and add accent lines to the flutes. Try to be irregular with your lines.
  8. Using SG-401 Black, make dots around the rainbows, in the flutes and going down the handle.
  9. sing the Script Liner with SC-15 Tuxedo, apply 1 coat to the rim.
  10. Using the Soft Fan with FN-203 Dry Champagne, apply 3 coats to the entire mug. Allow glaze to dry between coats.
  11. Fire to cone 06.

Supplies

Form

  • MB-1560 Hobnail Mug
  • MB-1561 Fluted Mug
  • MB-1562 Stitched Mug

Colors

  • FN-203 Dry Champagne
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-28 Bue Isle
  • SC-42 Butter Me Up
  • SC-50 Orange Ya Happy
  • SC-52 Toad-ily Green
  • SC-70 Pink-A-Dot
  • SG-401 Black

Decorating Accessories

  • RB-144 #4 Soft Fan
  • RB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • RB-110 10/0 Detail Liner

Miscellaneous Supplies

  • Sponge
  • Water
  • Palette
  • Pencil
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