DecoArt Baby Duck Gift Pot

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Baby Duck Gift Pot

Create a delightful baby shower centerpiece - the DecoArt Baby Duck Gift Pot - that goes home with the Mom-to-Be!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Allow paint to dry between steps. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Paint inside of pot and rim Apple Green; paint outside of pot Deep Turquoise.
  • 3
    Download and print project template. Tape transfer paper, then template to pot. Trace template onto pot with pencil.
  • 4
    Paint ducks Cotton Ball. (This will give opaque basecoat and provide brighter coverage of topcoat color.)
  • 5
    Paint ducks Canary and beaks Poppy. Let dry, and then add second coat of color to each.
  • 6
    Dip corner of wet #12 shader brush into Poppy. Holding brush upright, stroke brush on palette with moderate pressure. Lift brush and repeat in same spot, blending paint into bristles.
  • 7
    Position corner of brush against interior edge of duck, then gently stroke brush along edge of duck to apply Poppy shading. Reload brush with paint when necessary, blending paint across bristles. Finish shading edges of ducks, then shade wing areas in same manner.
  • 8
    Thin Royal Fuchsia with water to make it more transparent. Use #3 round brush to pick up some paint, then pat most of moisture onto paper towel. Dry-brush cheek area onto ducks.
  • 9
    Use brush handle to dot ducks' eyes with Black Tie. When dry, dot eyes and cheeks with Cotton Ball.
  • 10
    After all three ducks are painted, paint water area with True Blue. Paint "QUACK, QUACK" with True Blue.
  • 11
    Use sponge pouncer to apply random Apple Green circles on pot. Use pouncer to apply Deep Turquoise circles between words "QUACK" on pot rim.
  • 12
    Use brush handle to dot five circle petals around Deep Turquoise circles.
  • 13
    Fill pot with baby items such as diapers, onesies and baby wipes. (Tip: If you choose to paint these items on the pot, you may need to buy additional paint that is not listed in supplies.)

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1-1/2 hours

Project Supplies

  • 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. Canary 104770383
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. True Blue 104770407
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Poppy 104770365
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Apple Green 104770391 (3)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Deep Turquoise 104770401 (3)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Royal Fuchsia 104106604
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 8 inch 104186529
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4 104118914
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Flat Shader Size 12 104118907
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Round Size 1 104618704
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Synthetic Acrylic and Multi Media Brush Round Size 3 104118922
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Brush 1/2 inch 104114459
  • Chaco Paper or Nicole™ Crafts Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch White 4 pc. 104111939
  • Stylus
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