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Chef Soup and Cracker Mug

The Duncan® Oh Four™ Chef Collection offers a highly creative look with a touch of fun. The modern squared corners welcome the defined colored stripes of Concepts® Underglazes.


  1. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.

Chef Soup and Cracker Mug

  1. Tape 3/8” and 1” horizontal stripes around cup. Tape off two 3/8” vertical stripes on each side of the square cracker section (refer to photo).
  2. Paint three coats Light Kiwi to inside of cracker box and untaped areas. Let dry after each coat. Paint three coats Light Kiwi on top thinner stripe. Let dry after each coat. Paint three coats Dark Delft on the wider stripe below and on cup handle. Let dry after each coat.
  3. Brush two thorough coats Pure Brilliance to inside of cup. Let dry after each coat. Brush two coats Pure Brilliance on the white bisque portions of cup. When dry, brush a thinner coat of Pure Brilliance to entire cup. Let dry.
  4. Stilt in kiln and fire to witness 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
  • Ruler – 12”
  • Paper towels
  • Masking tape – ¼”
  • Container for water
  • Clean plastic margarine-size container
  • Pencil
  • Foil or foam plate for palette