DecoArt Summer Lovin' Ladybug Pot

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by Jane Chandler, DecoArt

DecoArt Summer Lovin' Ladybug Pot

Nothing says fun in the sun like the ladybug image on this pot!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Let paint dry between applications and after each step. Project time does not include this drying time.
  • 2
    Use large flat brush and Canary to paint pot below rim.
  • 3
    Use large flat brush and Coastal Waters to paint rim of pot.
  • 4
    Use large flat brush and Black Tie to paint saucer and inside of pot.
  • 5
    Download and pring project template. Rub back of template lines with pencil. Trim template within 1/2 inch of lines and tape into position on pot. Trace over lines of template with pencil to transfer template.
  • 6
    Use #6 round brush and Black Tie and paint body and head of ladybug.
  • 7
    Use 1/4 inch flat brush and Lipstick to paint ladybug wings.
  • 8
    Use #2 round brush and Black Tie to paint ladybug antennae and word "Summertime" across the rim, leaving approximately 1 inch between each word.
  • 9
    Use end of brush dipped in Black Tie and paint large dots on ladybug wings.
  • 10
    Mix equal parts of Green Beret and Canary. Refer to photo and use #6 round brush and Green Beret/Canary mix to paint wavy line for around pot.
  • 11
    Use 1/4 inch flat brush and Green Beret/Canary mix to paint leaf shapes along side of vine stem.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Canary 104770383 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lipstick 104770367 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Green Beret 104770395 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Black Tie 104770429 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Coastal Waters 104770399 (2)
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Clay Pot 6 inch 104186527
  • Main Line Pottery Standard Saucer 6 inch 104186513
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 3/4 104464133
  • Flat Wash Brush 1/4 inch
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Round 6 104464189
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Synthetic Bristle Round 2 104465187
  • Nicole™ Crafts Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch White 4 pc. 104111939
  • Nicole™ Crafts Econo Tracing Pad 9 inch x 12 inch 30 pc. 104135777
  • Palette or Foam Plate
  • Paper Towels
  • Container for Mixing Paints
  • Water Container
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
Download Project Template