Stargazing Snowmen

Designer: Carmen Allen



  1. Using a damp sponge, wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a soft fan, apply 2 coats of FN-001 White to the inside and outside of the mug.
  3. Allow to dry completely.
  4. Use the AC-230 Clay Carbon Transfer Paper to transfer the image to the mug using a pen. The transfer paper is one-sided so be sure to check that you are using the correct side of the paper before transferring!
  5. Using a liner brush, apply 2 coats of SC-26 Green Thumb and SC-14 Java bean to the trees. Apply 1-2 coats of SC-16 Cotton Tail and SC-27 Sour Apple to add highlights and snow.
  6. Using a liner brush, apply a wash of SC-11 Blue Yonder to shade the snow people and the ground. Also, apply a wash of SC-6 Sunkissed to the moon.
  7. Using a combination of a fan and liner brush, fill in around the design with 3 coats of SP-212 Speckled Moody Blue.
  8. Using a liner brush, apply 2 coats of SC-14 Java Bean to the arms and SC-75 Orange-A-Peel to the noses.
  9. Allow to dry completely.
  10. Stilt and fire to cone 06 if cast with earthenware slip from mold.



  • CD120 Latte Mug Mold
  • Earthenware slip to cast molds


  • FN-001 White
  • SC-6 Sunkissed
  • SC-11 Blue Yonder
  • SC-14 Java Bean
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-27 Sour Apple
  • SC-75 Orange-A-Peel
  • SP-212 Speckled Moody Blue

Decorating Accessories

  • RB-144 #4 Soft Fan
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Mini Liner
  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Transfer Paper

Miscellaneous Accessories