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Make Mine To Go Coffee Cups

Coffee lovers rejoice! Say goodbye to disposable coffee cups and make your own with the Duncan® Oh Four™ Travel Cups so cleverly adorned with lettering to look like you just came from your favorite bistro!

Instructions

  1. Remove lids and rubber sleeve from cups.
  2. Wipe ware with damp sponge to remove any bisque dust.

Travel Cup with sleeve

  1. Paint three coats Really White to inside, outside and base of cup. Let dry thoroughly between coats.
  2. Trace pattern onto tracing paper. Turn to reverse side and use pencil to trace over pattern to transfer design onto cup.
  3. Using No. 1 Liner, carefully paint in the small letters and squares with the E-Z Stroke™ Cobalt Jet Black. Let dry.
  4. Stilt and fire to witness cone 06.
  5. Brush two coats of Pure Brilliance™ Clear Glaze to fired cup. Allow the glaze to thoroughly dry between coats.
  6. Stilt and fire a second time to witness cone 06.

Travel Mug (square handle)

  1. Pour some Dark Kelp inside mug. Using Fan Glaze brush, paint upward to the top being careful not to go over lip of mug. Let dry. Apply two more coats and let dry thoroughly between each coat.
  2. Using circle templates, trace various size circles around cup.
  3. Using No. 4 Liner, paint three coats in circles, alternating colors around mug. Let dry thoroughly between coats.
  4. Paint handle with three coats of Black. Let dry thoroughly between coats.
  5. Brush a thin coat of Pure Brilliance™ Clear Glaze inside cup. Let dry.
  6. Brush a coat of Pure Brilliance™ Clear Glaze mainly on the white areas of cup. Let dry. Brush a second coat on entire cup but lightly over the colored dots. Note: Too heavy a glaze on the colored portions may sometimes cause some clouding. Let dry.
  7. Stilt and fire to witness cone 06.

Travel Mug (with rounded handle)

  1. Pour some Dark Kelp inside mug. Using Fan Glaze brush, paint upward to the top being careful not to go over lip of mug. Let dry. Apply two more coats and let dry thoroughly between each coat.
  2. Measure ½” from base of cup. Run tape around cup leaving the ½” open at base.
  3. Paint three coats of Black in the uncovered 1/2” area as well as the base of the mug. Let dry thoroughly between coats. Remove tape when thoroughly dry.
  4. Trace pattern onto tracing paper. Turn to reverse side and use pencil to trace over pattern to transfer design onto cup.
  5. Using the No. 1 and No. 4 Liners, paint two coats Dark Kelp onto the word “coffee.” Then paint two coats Black to the cup and steam, letting dry thoroughly between coats.
  6. Paint three coats Black to handle, letting thoroughly dry between coats.
  7. Using the Fan Glaze brush, apply a thin coat of Pure Brilliance™ Clear Glaze to the inside of the cup. Let dry.
  8. Brush a coat of Pure Brilliance™ Clear Glaze to the white areas of the mug, avoiding the colored image areas. Then lightly apply Pure Brilliance™ Clear Glaze to the colored coffee image. Let dry. Apply second coat of Pure Brilliance™ Clear Glaze to the entire cup, applying a little lighter coat on the image area and the black base and handle. Let dry.
  9. Stilt 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:


Miscellaneous:

  • Foil for palette
  • Container for water
  • Tracing paper, approximately 5” x 7 “
  • Potter’s sponge
  • Paper towels
  • Pencil