DecoArt® Hoppy Halloween Pot

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt® Hoppy Halloween Pot

You'll croak with "hoppiness" when you see this finished project. Use several different DecoArt® paints to turn an ordinary Terra Cotta pot into an extraordinary one.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Note: Allow each step to dry thoroughly.
  • 2
    Trace pattern onto tracing paper.
  • 3
    Trace just outline of moon onto pot.
  • 4
    Paint moon Marigold using 1 inch oval wash brush.
  • 5
    Using same brush, paint rest of pot bottom of pot using Midnight Blue. (Do not paint rim or inside at this time).
  • 6
    Trace bats and frog in moon area.
  • 7
    Using #10 flat brush and Green Beret, paint frog.
  • 8
    With Cotton Ball and #2 round brush paint eyes.
  • 9
    Using same brush and Black Tie, paint hat brim, bats, and eyes.
  • 10
    Paint top portion of hat with #10 flat brush and Black Tie.
  • 11
    With same brush, paint frog's belly, Yellow Green; and hat band and bow tie, Petunia Purple.
  • 12
    Load #12 flat brush with gloss varnish. Dip corner into Dioxazine Purple and blend on palette. Shade outsides of hat brim, inside of bow tie, and knot.
  • 13
    Repeat same step as above using Chartreuse; shade back legs, under front legs, and under bow.
  • 14
    Use end of a pencil and Dioxazine Purple to dot hat band and bow tie.
  • 15
    Dot frog and bat eyes with Cotton Ball.
  • 16
    Using Black Tie and liner brush, outline entire design.
  • 17
    Using oval wash brush and Green Beret, paint inside of pot and rim.
  • 18
    Paint lettering with round brush and Yellow Green; outline letters with Black Tie and liner brush.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 6 inch 104186527
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Chartreuse 104770389
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Green Beret 104770395
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cotton Ball 104770357
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Black Tie 104770429
  • DecoArt® Americana® Multi-Surface Satin™ Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Iris 104770413
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Marigold 104106627
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Midnight Blue 104106612
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Yellow Green 104385003
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Dioxazine Purple 104106584
  • DecoArt® Americana® DuraClear® 2 oz. Varnish Gloss 104549494
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 10 104118906
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 12 104118907
  • Loew-Cornell® Taklon Brush Round 2 104548598
  • Loew-Cornell® Taklon Brush Wash 3/4 inch 104548662
  • Loew-Cornell® White Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch 4 pc.104548578
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Liner 10/0 104118917
  •  Paper plate or palette paper
  • Paper towels
  • Water basin
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