Honeycomb Bee Engobe Mug

Designer: Elizabeth Downing



  1. Wipe dust from bisque with a damp sponge.
  2. Using a #4 soft fan brush (RB144) apply 2 coats of EG003 Brick Red Engobe to the bottom 1/2 of the mug and handle.
  3. Let dry completely.
  4. Using a #4 soft fan brush (RB144) apply 3 coats of SW215 Micro Champagne to bottom 2/3 of the mug, over the engobe including the handle.
  5. Apply SW302 Rutile Wash to the entire inside of the mug and to the top 2” of the outside of the mug.
  6. On a plate, using a palate knife, mix UG050 Black underglaze with AC310 Silkscreen Medium. This should have a consistency of pancake batter.
  7. Apply the Bee silkscreen DSS0113 Designer Silkscreen Bugs to the inside of the mug using the underglaze/silkscreen mixture.
  8. Apply 3 coats of SW250 White Opal to the entire inside of the mug and to the to ¼ of the outside of the mug, overlapping Micro Champagne slightly.



  • SB137 Honeycomb Mug


  • EG003 Brick Red Engobe
  • SW215 Micro Champagne
  • SW302 Rutile Wash
  • UG050 Black
  • SW250 White Opal

Decorating Accessories

  • AC310 Silkscreen Medium
  • DSS0113 Designer Silkscreen Bugs
  • RG144 #4 Soft Fan

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge
  • Water
  • Palette knife