Polka Dot Gnome Mug

Designer: Marcia Roullard



  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Brush on two coats of FN-001 White to the handle of the mug with RB-122 Soft Fan.
  3. Punch out the various sizes of circles, wet the paper, stick to the glazed hat, press with a paper towel to remove gaps.
  4. Brush the orange hat with SC-23 Jack O’Lantern, handle with SC-27 Sour Apple. Remove the paper dots.
  5. Thin SC-35 Gray Hare, brush over the beard area, wipe back with a damp sponge to leave in the detail of the beard. Use the RB-110 liner to outline some of the hairs of the beard with SC-15 Tuxedo.
  6. Brush the nose with 3 coats of SC-20 Cashew Later, brush and blend SC-89 Cutie Pie Coral on the tip of the nose to redden.
  7. Brush the mug body with two thinned coats of SC-11 Blue Yonder.
  8. Punch out various circles with the punches, use the negative space from the punched circles, wet then stick to the shirt and body of the mug, brush two coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail over the circle shapes, remove the paper.
  9. Brush a couple of coats of SC-27 Sour Apple into the mug with the fan, thin the glaze.
  10. Brush or dip into clear glaze.
  11. Fire to cone 05/06.



  • MB-1543 Gnome Mug


  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-20 Cashew Later
  • SC-23 Jack O’ Lantern
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-35 Gray Hare
  • SC-89 Cutie Pie Coral
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • FN-001 White

Decorating Accessories

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

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Various Sizes of Circle Punches
  • Sponge
  • Water
  • Paper Towel