Owl-ways Lucky


Products Used

  • MB-110 Ruffle Ware Mug
  • SC-7 Leapin' Lizard
  • SC-15 Tuxedo
  • SC-16 Cotton Tail
  • SC-24 Dandelion
  • SC-26 Green Thumb
  • SC-36 IrishLuck
  • FN-044 Yellow Orange
  • S-2101 Crystal CLear Brushing or Clear Glaze of Choice
Decorating Accessories
  • CB-106 #6 Script Liner
  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-202 #2 Detail Liner
  • CB-604 #4 Soft Fan
  • BT-910 Synthetic Sponge
  • AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper
Additional Materials
Project Info
  • Designer: Carmen Allen
  • Skill Level: Basic
  • Time: 1½ hours


  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque.  Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, load with water to thin SC-7 Leapin’ Lizard and apply 1 thinned coat to the entire outside of the mug. Be aware of your brushstrokes because they will show.  Allow to dry.
  3. With a pencil and AC-230 Clay Carbon Paper to transfer the lettering and the owl image to the mug.
  4. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, apply 1 coat of SC-24 Dandelion to the lettering and 2 coats to the frame around the owl.
  5. Next, apply 2 coats of SC-36 Irish Luck to the letters with the same brush, leaving a halo of the Dandelion peeking out from behind the letters.
  6. Using a CB-106 #6 Script Liner, fill the owls body in with 2 coats of SC-26 Green Thumb.
  7. Apply 2 coats of SC-16 Cotton tail around the eyes and add some feathers to his chest.
  8. Apply 2 coats of SC-36 Irish Luck to the bird’s vest and hat.
  9. Using a CB-202 #2 Detail Liner add his beak, feet, bowtie, vest button, and hat buckle with 2 coats of SC-24 Dandelion.
  10. Apply, 1 coat of SC-15 Tuxedo to the bird’s eyes and strap around the hat.
  11. Outline the eyes with 1 coat of SC-36 Irish Luck.
  12. Using a CB-110 #10/0 Liner, add highlights to the eyes with SC-16 Cotton Tail and small feathers under the eyes with SC-26 Green Thumb.
  13. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 3 coats of FN-044 Yellow Orange to the inside of the mug.   Allow to dry.
  14. Using a CB-604 #4 Soft Fan, apply 1 coat of S-2102 Crystal Clear Brushing to the outside of the mug. Or dip in Clear Glaze of Choice.
  15. Stilt and fire to shelf cone 06/05.

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