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Start your morning with a cup of invigorating coffee and motivating wishes! Write your favorite slogan with acrylic paint on ceramic mug and go for it!

Hello artists! We all know that the best gift is handmade. Today we want to show you how you can create this amazing painted mug with Artistro acrylic paint pens.

Acrylic paint pens look amazing on ceramic mugs! The paint will be permanent after baking. Let's start!

For this acrylic mug painting project you will need:

  • black ceramic mug
  • Artistro gold and silver markers
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    How to paint a mug with acrylic paint pens

    Step 1. Prepare the mug. It must be clean and dry.

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    Step 2. With the silver paint pens, add flowers and leaves. Check out these 100+ easy things to draw for inspiration.

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    Step 3. Continue to draw the flowers.

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    Step 4. With the gold paint pen, add a quote. You can add any phrase of your choice.

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    Done! You did a great job! Be sure to check out our painting on stones step by step guide later.

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    How to seal acrylic paint on coffee mugs

    Here are instructions for how to make the paint on the mug permanent:

    ✅ Make sure that the surface is thoroughly clean, use rubbing alcohol. Don't forget to remove all price stickers; otherwise, they will burn when you bake the mug.

    ✅Also make sure there are no things made of flammable materials attached things to the cup or glass, so it doesn’t catch on fire!

    ✅ Once you are happy with your acrylic mug painting design, let it air dry for 24 hours before baking. This will ensure proper adhesion of the design to the surface.

    ✅ After it is fully dry, place your acrylic mug painting project into a cold oven.

    ✅ Turn the oven to 350˚F (180˚C).

    ✅ Set a timer for 1 hour.

    ✅ Once the hour is up, turn off the oven.

    ✅ Open the oven and let the acrylic mug painting project cool down completely before removing.

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    Hand-washing in warm water is the best option to wash the surface. We do not recommend using a dishwasher or a heavy-duty sponge. Remember, there is always a chance to scratch the paint, so be extra careful with the acrylic mug painting project!

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