Snowman Mug and Tile

Designer: Tim McPherson



  1. Sketch a dividing line for the snow and sky.
  2. Using the Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of Cotton Tail to the snow area.
  3. Using the Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of Blue Dawn to the sky.
  4. Load your pad of your finger with Cotton Tail, and create snowmen, making the lower ball bigger and then with less pressure, the top ball.
  5. Add arms using the mini liner loaded in Java Bean.
  6. Add noses using the mini liner loaded in Orange a Peel.
  7. For the hats and scarfs, use the mini liner and apply 2 coats of 1 of the listed colors to each snowman: Hot Tamale, Teal Next Time, Green Thumb or Sunkissed.
  8. Side load the Round in The Blues and shade under each snowman.
  9. Using the mini liner, outline and add eyes, mouths and buttons with Tuxedo.
  10. Using the Round and Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of The Blues to the handle and inside of the mug or to the edge of the tile.
  11. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 05/06.



  • MB-113 12 oz. mug


  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-10 Teal Next Time
  • SC-14 Java Bean
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-30 Blue Dawn
  • SC-31 The Blues
  • SC-74 Hot Tamale
  • SC-75 Orange a Peel

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-110 # 10/0 Mini Liner
  • CB-404 # 4 Pointed Round
  • CB-604 # 4 Soft Fan

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Sponge
  • Pencil or watercolor marker
  • Pattern