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Kerala Mural Style Pot Painting

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By Jayashree Narayanan | Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Difficulty Level Intermediate

Enjoy learning Kerala Mural style of simple painting on an earthen pot.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Wash the pot thoroughly.

STEP 2:-

Apply a coat of Terracotta Primer through out the pot using Fine Art Flat brush.

STEP 3:-

Draw geometrical patterns and floral patterns on the pot using a pencil or a marker pen.

STEP 4:-

To make kerala Mural style, apply Acrylic Chrome Yellow on the design drawn on the neck of the pot (refer image) simultaneously shade it off with Acrylic Orange.

STEP 5:-

Similarly paint the other portions of the pot with Green(shading it with Yellow).

STEP 6:-

Paint the other areas of the pot using Acrylic Orange

STEP 7:-

Outline the full painted designs with Acrylic Black.

STEP 8:-

To make Kerala Mural style painting draw railings as shown in the picture using Acrylic Black.

you will need

Fevicryl Sunflower Kit, Fine Art Flat Brush No. 3 and Round Brush No.2, Fevicryl Terracotta Primer, Earthen Pot, pencil