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by: Julia Stratford-Wright
March 24, 2015
Give an old teapot new life with DecoArt Media paints and finishes.
Original Teapot in a chipped and cracked condition.
Teapot given two coats of Multi Surface paint.
Die cut grunge board swirls and ivy leaves are glued into position along with half pearls.
DecoArt Media line products used to antique the teapot.
Two coats of fluid acrylic in Titan Buff are applied.
Die cut swirls and half pearls are colored with a mix of Green Gold fluid acrylic & Gold metallic acrylic.
Areas of the teapot are roughly dry brushed with Raw Umber fluid acrylic.
Detail image of dry brushwork on spout.
The teapot is covered with crackle glaze.
Detail showing raw umber fluid acrylic in cracks of the dried glaze.
The blue/green tone is achieved by coating the teapot with Patina Antiquing Cream which is wiped away using a baby wipe.
Metallic gold is added to the rim of the pot over the crackle glaze.
Teapot handle detail image.
Spout detail image.
Lid knob detail image.
Rim of spout with additional gold acrylic added. Note the glaze extends inside the spout.
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