Learn how to transfer images onto mugs—plus other unique techniques.
If you’re a creative type, you’re likely surrounded by drawings and doodles. Or, maybe you’re a parent who wants to turn children’s sketches into lasting memories. Whatever the case, this lesson will help you make your memories last!
Visual artist Paula Coop McCroory will help you transfer your favorite images onto ceramic mugs—making your morning coffee all the more delightful.
What You’ll Learn
This class will cover three techniques for creating imaginative memory mugs,
which are great to give as gifts or to keep in your own kitchen cupboards.
In this lesson, Paula will show you how to:
- Transfer a drawing onto your ceramic mug
- Create a mini-story with a series of drawings
- Add your favorite colors using a nail polish color wash
What You’ll Need
- Ceramic mugs
- Your sketches or children’s drawings
- Soft lead pencils (Paula prefers 3b)
- Tracing paper
- Porcelain pens in various colors
- Paint brushes
- Nail polish in various colors
- Nail polish remover
- Cotton balls
- Rubber gloves
- Tray for water
Join the Makeful Community
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I’m Paula—a visual curator with a love of Pinterest. I’m the mother of three boys, have 4.4 million followers, and find inspiration through art, color, texture and design. I’d love to help you create something beautiful—and I promise you’ll have plenty of fun along the way. Watch my profile here!