Picture of Santa's Favorite Reindeer Mug

Santa's Favorite Reindeer Mug

Waiting and ready for your warm beverage is this adorable reindeer mug to take you through the holidays. Give him life and personality with Concepts Underglazes for a fun friend who's ready to join your holiday collection.

  1. Wipe mug with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Brush three coats Light Pink inside ears and cheeks. Let dry.
  3. Brush three coats Light Ginger to antlers. Let dry.
  4. Brush three coats Bright Brown around reindeer face, ears, body and mug handle. Leave tail and stomach area white. Let dry.
  5. Brush three coats Neon Red to reindeer collar leaving the bells white bisque. Let dry.
  6. Brush three coats Light Saffron to bells on collar. Let dry.
  7. Brush three coats Black to eyes, nose and mouth and hooves. Let dry.
  8. Place on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
  9. Pour Pure Brilliance inside mug and roll around to coat sides. Pour out excess in clean container.
  10. Brush a coat of Pure Brilliance to white bisque areas (face and stomach). Let dry.  Follow with a second coat over entire mug including bottom. Let dry.
  11. Stilt on shelf and 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
  • Foil or foam plate for paint palette
  • Container for water