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Terra Cotta Snail Pot Trio

Patio Paint Outdoor™

Terra Cotta Snail Pot Trio
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Terra Cotta Snail Pot Trio

designed by PLA Schneider

Grow a threesome of herbs or other small plants indoors or outdoors in pots decorated with a snail and leaves.

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SUPPLIES

Patio Paint Outdoor™

  • Blue Bahama (DCP63)
  • Carnation Pink (DCP41)
  • Cloud White (DCP14)
  • Sweet Pea (DCP59)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • pencil
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #6 flat brush
  • #8 round brush
  • black permanent marker
  • terra cotta pot (three)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using 3/4" flat brush, paint all three pots with two coats of Blue Bahama. Using a #8 round brush, dot on Cloud White around the bottom perimeter of all three pots.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a #8 round brush, dot on Cloud White around the top rim on two pots.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using a #6 flat brush, paint Sweet Pea squares around the top rim. Using a #8 round brush, paint lines in between the squares in Cloud White.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to trace the leaf pattern on two of the pots. Paint the leaf on each pot with a #8 round brush and Sweet Pea. Use the same brush and Cloud White to paint the leaf veins and stem and to outline the leaves.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to trace the snail pattern on the remaining pot. Use a #8 round brush to paint the snail's shell in Sweet Pea. Make a 1:2 mix of Sweet Pea and Cloud White. Use the mix and a #8 round brush to paint the snail's head and tail. Use a #8 round brush to paint the snail's cheeks in Carnation Pink. Use a black permanent marker to draw on the eyes. Let dry.
  6. With the handle end of a #8 round brush and Cloud White add dots along the bottom of the rim of the painted snail pot.