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FolkArt Terra Cotta Poured Vases

Use your favorite pouring method to pour with FolkArt Terra Cotta! Give a basic vase a a beautiful marbled effect with a lightly textured finish.

At a Glance:

Project #16106 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Clay Pot, 2 oz. - 7019

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Terrazzo Tan, 2 oz. - 7014

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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Desert Dune, 2 oz. - 7020

Number Needed: 1 $3.99
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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Obsidian, 2 oz. - 7030

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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Fresh Granite, 2 oz. - 7029

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FolkArt ® Terra Cotta™ Acrylic Paint - Pueblo, 2 oz. - 7018

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Plaid ® Brush Sets - Wood Brush Set, Flats - 44219

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Other Supplies

  • 4 assorted Vases
  • 6 large plastic cups
  • 6 plastic spoons

instructions

  1. Paint each vase desired basecoat color from palette listed above. 
  2. Paint 2 coats on each letting paint dry between coats.
  3. In plastic cups- mix 2 parts paint to 1 part water and STIR gently. Making sure to mix paint well and create a thinner consistency.
  4. Place vases on a protected surface and POUR colors desired over vase. Turn, Move and roll vase until you have desired effect from poured paint.
  5. Place on protected area and let dry completely.

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Related FAQs

FolkArt Terra Cotta should not be applied to flexible surfaces because it may crackAnd keep in mind, this paint is developed to mimic the look and feel of terra cotta which is naturally not flexible.

Yes, FolkArt Terra Cotta can be used on outdoor project surfaces as long as they are protected from the elements.  This paint is weather-resistant.  If they will be exposed to the elements, they need to be sealed with FolkArt Outdoor Varnish.

Yes, FolkArt Terra Cotta paints can be intermixed to create different custom colors.  Simply begin by adding a small amount of the darker color into the lighter color, (a little at a time.)  Continue adding small amounts of the darker color until the desired color is achieved. 

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Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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