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Silkscreened Mug

Instructions

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Place some FN-224 Key Lime into a small cup and add alittle bit of water to slightly dilute it (about 3 parts glaze and 1part water).  It should be the consistency ofa coffee cream.  Pour this into the mug androll around to completely coat the interior of the mug.  Drainout the excess glaze and keep the mug inverted until it haslost its shine. Wipe off any glaze from the outside using a dampsponge. Allow to dry.
  3. Place some SC-75 Orange-A-Peel on a palette or tilesprinkle with AC-310 Silkscreen Medium. Using a palette knife mix tothe consistency of thick peanut butter otherwise it will bleed. If themix is to thin add more AC-310 Silkscreen Medium or if to thick addmore SC-75 Orange-A-Peel to thin.  You can also use SG-408Orange Designer liner for more color saturation.
  4. Position the screen on the piece. Hold in place, startingfrom the center out, rub the mixture on the screen with yourfinger.  Lift a corner up to check if you are applying enoughcolor.  Remove the screen and wash with water.  DoNot let the color dry in the screen. This will cause damage to it.
  5. Screen the large stripe to one of the mugs, small chevronto another, and the small stripe horizontally to another mug. Allow todry.
  6. Place some SC-15 Tuxedo on a palette or tile sprinkle withAC-310 Silkscreen Medium. Using a palette knife mix to the consistencyof thick peanut butter otherwise it will bleed. If the mix is to thinadd more AC-310 Silkscreen Medium or if to thick add more SC-15 Tuxedoto thin.  You can also use SG-401 Black Designer liner formore color saturation.
  7. Position the screen on the piece. Hold in place, startingfrom the center out, rub the mixture on the screen with yourfinger.  Lift a corner up to check if you are applying enoughcolor.  Remove the screen and wash with water.  DoNot let the color dry in the screen. This will cause damage to it.
  8. Screen the coral to the wide striped mug, the crab to thesmall chevron and a vertical small stripe to the last mug.
  9. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 2 coats of S-2101 CrystalClear Brushing. Allow to dry.
  10. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06/05.
Products in project listed here
Code Name Image Price  
SC15-2 SC15 Tuxedo 2 oz SC15 Tuxedo 2 oz
$2.81
SC74-2 SC74 Hot Tamale 2 oz SC74 Hot Tamale 2 oz
$2.81