Learn how to paint this beautiful fall plate with leaf prints in 3 easy steps! We simply use leaves from our backyard as stamps to make the leaf prints. Plus, we show you how to add a fine splatter with a toothbrush, and the results are amazing! You can apply the leaf prints and toothbrush splatter effects to many pieces of pottery, and you can use all kinds of colors!
Paint Pod Colors: Yellow (7); Orange (10); Maroon (22); Green (56); Brown (67); and Dark Brown (72)
Sponge with Handle (Spouncer) x 5
Large, Flat Brush
Apply leaf prints of multiple colors directly onto an unpainted plate – use a sponge to dab a thin layer of paint onto the back of a leaf and stem, then place the leaf on the plate on push down on all parts of the leaf, and lift off the plate
Splatter! – Dip the bristles of the toothbrush into the dark brown (72), point the brush in the direction of where you’d like the splatter to go, and run your thumb through the bristles starting at the tip of the brush
Paint the back with 3 coats of dark brown (72)
Learn how to paint your own pottery and ceramics at Polka Dot Pots! We are located in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, Smoky Mountains, Tennessee, and Poconos, Pennsylvania. We'll teach you techniques that are so easy, anyone can create a masterpiece!
Learn how to paint this delicious ice cream cone box in 4 easy steps! It is simple to add stickers to personalize your item and add sprinkles! We teach techniques that are so easy, anyone can create a masterpiece!
The effect of going from light to dark colors is called "ombre." It looks great and is super easy! You can apply the ombre effect to many pieces of pottery, and you can use all kinds of colors (we have so many different shades of pink in our studios, it's not even funny)! My favorite alternate title for this video blog is: Four Shades of Purple!