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Cute Critters Mugs and Spoons

These cute little creature spoons are fun whether you're 5 or 55! Create your own animal-themed mug and stir spoon set with Duncan® Oh Four® Bisque and cool pastel shades from the modern palette of Duncan® True Matte Pastels™.

  1. Wipe all ware with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Measure approximately 1” from base of mug or where handle begins and dot with pencil.
  3. Run strip of tape around marked dots to leave approximately 1” from base.
  4. Brush 3-4 coats of each color on bases of mugs. Color as pictured or select color of choice.
  5. To upper unpainted area and insides of mugs, brush three coats Marshmallow Creme.
  6. Brush 3-4 coats of corresponding color to animal stirrers. Let dry.
  7. Use Liner brush and Black Concepts to dot eyes, nose and mouth. Let dry.
  8. Use pencil and tracing paper to transfer footprints to mugs.
  9. Use Liner brush and Black to paint prints. Let dry.
  10. Stilt mugs and stirrers on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
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What you need:


  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Pencil
  • Small stilts to prop stirrers while wet
  • ¼” masking tape
  • Tracing paper