Miscellany

Venetian & Fresco Flowerpots

By  Tammie Wilson  for  Delta Creative, Inc.

sizes: 7" and 9"

Materials

  • Clay pots: 7”; 9”
  • Disposable Peel & Stick Stencils*: 4 Point T rim

Tools

  • Paints*: Ceramcoat Acrylic: Latte; Indian Rose; Texture Magic Dimensional: Almond; Cashmere; Golden Pear; Raspberry; Texture Magic Special Effects: Metallic Gold
  • Texture Magic Easy-Grip Spreaders*
  • Flat bristle paintbrush
  • *Products by Delta Creative, Inc.
  • Note
  • 1. Flowerpots are for decorative use only. Plants should be kept in plastic pots and removed from decorative containers for watering.
  • Venetian Flowerpot
  • 1. Wash and dry pot.
  • 2. Basecoat outer pot and lip Latte.
  • 3. Squeeze large puddle of Almond onto paper plate.
  • 4. Squeeze Cashmere onto pot; use finger to spread thin layer out, working 1/3 of pot at a time. While still wet, randomly add some Almond. Blend colors as desired.
  • 5. Repeat step 4 as you work around pot. Set aside to dry.
  • 6. Use finger to skim very thin, patchy layer of Metallic Gold to pot.
  • 7. Adhere stencil to rim. Use rounded spreader to apply Metallic Gold to stencil openings. Remove stencil and set pot aside to dry.
  • Fresco Flowerpot
  • 1. Wash and dry pot.
  • 2. Basecoat outer pot and lip Indian Rose.
  • 3. Squeeze puddles of Raspberry and Golden Pear onto paper plate.
  • 4. Squeeze Cashmere onto pot; use finger to spread thin layer out, working 1/3 of pot at a time. While still wet, randomly add some Raspberry and Golden Pear. Blend colors as desired.
  • 5. Repeat step 4 as you work around pot. Set aside to dry.