Picture of “Olive a Martini” Glass

“Olive a Martini” Glass

Drink your favorite “shaken not stirred” beverage in a fun glass with a clever play on words. Mask off stripes to the stem to add to the novelty look. 

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.      Freehand desired design onto martini glass.
  3.      Use Liner brush to write “olive a martini” in Black. Let dry.  
  4.      Use masking tape to mask off stripes on stem as desired to make stripes.
  5.      Brush three coats of Light Kiwi in the stripes and to the base and bottom of glass. Let dry.
  6.      Brush three coats Light Kiwi also to the olive and a dab of Bright Salsa for the pimento.
  7.      Stilt cup on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
  8.      Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to inside and outside cup as well as the bisque stripes. Let dry.
  9.      Stilt cup and re-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
  • Pencil
  • Masking tape, ¼”