Jul 13 2010

Modern Rustics

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A Simple Wiping Technique Adds

Style to the Painted Clay Pot

 

SHOPPING LIST

Design Master Basil

Design Master Prairie Grass 752

Design Master Ivory 724

Design Master Super Silver 732

Design Master Mess Master 649

4″ clay rose pots

Paper towels

Latex glove

TECHNIQUE

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  1. Basecoat pots with Super Silver, applying approx. 12″ from surface. Let dry.
  2. Apply 2 coats of Ivory, Basil or Prairie Grass to individual pots. Let dry.
  3. Wad paper towel around your index finger and spray Mess Master into tip. Then wipe away color in random areas of the pot. Vary how deep you remove the color, some areas down to the terra cotta, others just to the silver basecoat. Reapply Mess Master as needed to wipe all of pot.

Project Tip: Choose any topcoat colors to personalize your pots.