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Pot Painting

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By Shashi | Mohali, Punjab

Difficulty Level Beginner

Traditional lady with frilled dupatta.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Wash and dry the pot.
Draw or trace the design on the pot.

STEP 2:-

Take Fevicryl Shilpkar, mix the resin base and hardener evenly to form even dough.
You may sprinkle little talcum powder on your hands to avoid sticking.

STEP 3:-

To make the ruffle / frill on edge of dupatta, take shilpkar dough and roll it in a long coil. Flatten the coil and shape it like zig-zag and stick it on the edge of dupatta using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue. Refer picture.
Leave to harden.

STEP 4:-

Take shilpkar dough and make jewellery. Stick the jewellery using Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue. Make the inner lines using paper cutter.
Leave to harden.

STEP 5:-

Paint the pot using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Dark Green and Light Green. Add dots with ear bud dipped in Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- White.
Paint the face using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Flesh Tint, Black, White and Crimson. Refer picture.
Paint the dupatta using Fevicrl Acrylic Colour- Crimson. Add dots with ear bud dipped in Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Golden Yellow.
Paint the dress using Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Golden Yellow and add dots with ear bud dipped in Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Crimson.
Paint the jewellery and dupatta frill using Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold.
Leave to dry.

STEP 6:-

Apply 2-3 coats of Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue on the whole piece to get a glossy look.
Leave to dry.

you will need

Fevicryl Shilpkar,Fevicryl Acrylic Colour- Dark Green 06, Light Green 12, Crimson 04, Flesh Tint 30, Black 02, Golden Yellow 09, White 27,Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Colour- Gold 352,Fevicryl No Stitch Fabric Glue,Fine Art Brushes,Palette. Terracotta Pot, Talcum powder, Ear bud, Paper cutter, Design, Carbon paper, Pencil.