Picture of “Nothing But Net” Basketball Mug

“Nothing But Net” Basketball Mug

You’ll score big time when you create your favorite sports fan their very own basketball shaped mug! Paint traditional colors as shown here, or get creative with a team’s colors. Either way, you’re sure to have a winning design. 

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


  1. Wipe cup with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Refer to picture and tape off the line in the center of cup and one going down vertically.  Lightly draw a half circle ¼” wide at top and lower part of cup (refer to picture).
  3. Pour some Neon Coral into container and add a small amount of Bright Tangerine. Stir to mix.
  4. Brush three coats of new orange mixture over the tape and around the ¼” half circle at top and bottom of mug. Let dry.
  5. Remove tape. Using Liner brush, apply 2 -3 coats Black within the quarter inch stripes. Let dry.
  6. Brush 2-3 coats of same on mug handle and bottom. Let dry.
  7. Brush 2 coats of Pure Brilliance to inside mug. Let dry.
  8. Stilt cup on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
Share this Post:

What you need:


  • Potter’s sponge
  • Container for water
  • Small condiment container for paint
  • Palette
  • Pencil
  • Masking tape, ¼”