How to Paint Pottery & Ceramics: Ornaments with Stamps
It's never too early to plan for Christmas and the holidays! Making a loved one an ornament with stamps is a great and unique idea! Plus, personalize your ornament on the back so when you use it 20 years from now, you remember when you did it! You can apply stamps to many pieces of pottery.
Round, Flat Ornament Bisque
Paint Colors: Red (20); Light Green (51); Dark Green (58); and White
Fun Writer Color: Black
Tree and Candy Cane Stamps
Small and Medium Flat Brushes
Sponge with Handle x 2
Paint background colors – apply 3 coats for a nice, solid finish
Add stamps – apply a little amount of paint to the stamp using a sponge with handle. Press the stamp down on all sides and lift straight up.
TIP – Practice the stamps before you apply it to your item!
With a Black fun writer, personalize your ornament by writing a name, year, or other reference point on the back
Toothbrush splatter -- get a little bit of paint on a toothbrush, point the brush in the direction where you want the paint to go, and run your thumb through the bristles
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