Picture of Blah Emoji Mug

Blah Emoji Mug

We’ve all felt blah sometimes, but now you can express it in a fun way. Add your touches to the Blah Mug for a perfect gift for a friend who needs a little added pick-me-up with their morning coffee or for yourself as a daily reminder to stay positive! 

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

  1. Wipe mug with sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to inside mug.Let dry.
  3. Brush three coats Light Saffron to outside mug and handle painting around the emoji features. Let dry.
  4. Brush three coats Light Saffron around eye and protruding features. Let dry.
  5. Brush three coats Light Pink to tongue. Let dry.
  6. Brush a coat of Bright Pink to upper area of tongue to darken and add dimension.
  7. Mix a small amount of Black into some Neon Red and paint space around the tongue with two coats. Let dry.
  8. Paint center of eye with Black leaving a white crescent shape for highlight.
  9. Use Liner brush and Black to paint around the opened eye and fill in the other eye using two coats Black.
  10. Fill in the outline of mouth with two good coats of Black as well as the closed eye. Let dry.
  11. Brush Black around the outline of mouth.
  12. Mix a small amount of Black into Neon Red and paint fine line down center of tongue. Let dry.
  13. Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to eye and one light coat to remainder of mug. Let dry.
  14. Stilt mug on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
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Posted by Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.

What you need:


  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water