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Orca Whale in Terra Cotta

Patio Paint Outdoor™

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Orca Whale in Terra Cotta

designed by Donna Bush

Decorate your outdoor space with this charming sea creature, compliments of Patio Paint Outdoor™.

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Patio Paint Outdoor™

  • Cloud White (DCP14)
  • Wrought Iron Black (DCP21)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • scissors
  • #0 liner brush
  • #12 flat brush
  • Fun Foam sheet (black)
  • two 2-1/2" rose terra cotta pots
  • 1-1/2" standard terra cotta pot
  • fast tack craft glue


NOTE: Allow to dry between painting steps.

  1. Trace and transfer the tail and fin patterns onto black Fun Foam. Cut out these shapes with scissors and set aside.
  2. Use a #12 flat brush and Cloud White to paint all three pots.
  3. Position and adhere the rose pots with large open ends face-to-face. Position and adhere the small pot at the base of one rose pot. Let dry completely.
  4. Use a #12 flat brush and Wrought Iron Black to paint the whale’s back and sides, leaving the belly area and ovals behind eyes Cloud White. Refer to photo for placement.
  5. Use a #0 liner brush and Cloud White to paint small circles for eyes just in front of the Cloud White ovals.
  6. Position and adhere the fins and tail cut-outs with craft glue.