DecoArt Terra Cotta Ladybug

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Terra Cotta Ladybug

This ladybug pot is a fun addition to either your indoor or outdoor living space.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Wipe entire surface of pot and saucer clean with paper towels. (Any dust or debris can cause poor paint adhesion.)
  • 2
    Paint entire pot Lipstick Red. Add dimension to design by blending Red Barn and small amount of Black Tie in area right behind where ladybug's head will be painted. Paint Black Tie half-circle (about 3" wide by 1-1/2" high. Paint eyes Cotton Ball. When dry, add smaller Black Tie circle in Cotton Ball area, followed by another very small Cotton Ball dot for reflection. (See photo for placement.) Use Black Tie to paint antennae, legs, and dots on ladybug's back. Use Black Tie to paint antennae, legs, and dots on ladybug's back. Add dots to pot rim with Black Tie and handle end of paintbrush.
  • 3
    Mix one part Black Tie with two parts Barn Red. Paint base of pot with mixture.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint in Lipstick, Red Barn, Black Tie & Cotton Ball
  • •Main Line Pottery Standard 4" Clay Pot & Saucer
  • •Ruler, 2" Sky Wash Brush, 1/2" Stroke Brush, Container for Mixing Paints, Palette or Plastic Plate, Paper Towels