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Bright South American Terra Cotta Pot

Patio Paint Outdoor™

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Bright South American Terra Cotta Pot

designed by DecoArt Design Team

Take a trip to the Southern Hemisphere with this Patio Paint Outdoor-colorful terra cotta pot.

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SUPPLIES

Patio Paint Outdoor™

  • Blue Bahama (DCP63)
  • Clear Coat (DCP24)
  • Cloud White (DCP14)
  • Holly Berry Red (DCP43)
  • Marigold (DCP57)
  • Mistletoe Green (DCP46)
  • Tiger Lily Orange (DCP36)
  • Wrought Iron Black (DCP21)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • #6 flat brush
  • #0 liner brush
  • 1" sponge brush (or large flat brush)
  • 8" standard terra cotta pot
  • stylus or toothpick

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Allow to dry between painting steps.

  1. Trace and transfer the design onto the terra cotta pot.
  2. Use a #6 flat brush to paint the sun face and rays Marigold; the large petals, Holly Berry Red; the small petals, Tiger Lily Orange; and the background and rim band, Blue Bahama.
  3. Use a #0 liner brush and Wrought Iron Black to outline the petals and the background shape. Also paint the eyes, nose, and mouth on the sun.
  4. Use a stylus or toothpick to add dots of Cloud White to the Wrought Iron Black lines.
  5. Use a #0 liner brush and Mistletoe Green to paint three strokes between the petal ends.
  6. Use a sponge brush to coat entire pot, inside and out, with Clear Coat.