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Dribble pot

Create this cool dribble pot using a terracotta plant pot and a few Resene testpots.

Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 129

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Old Resene 1 litre paint tin, paintbrush, piece of cardboard, Resene Terracotta Sealer, terracotta pot, Resene testpots of Resene Fizz, Resene Guru, Resene Kermit, Resene Rocket, Resene Space Cadet and Resene Tango.

Top tip: You can also use a paintbrush to dribble smaller amounts to create a cool drippy striped effect.

Here's another idea: This pot was painted with a basecoat of Resene Kermit and then dribbled with Resene Fizz, Resene Get Reddy, Resene Malibu, Resene Teal Blue and Resene Studio.

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Step 1
Step one
Apply one coat of Resene Terracotta Sealer to the inside and outside of the pot and allow it to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Paint the outside and inner top rim of the pot with two coats of Resene Tango. Allow at least two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Place the old 1 litre paint tin on the piece of cardboard and then place the pot upside down on the paint tin, as shown.
Step 4
Step four
Carefully dribble Resene Rocket onto the side of the pot and allow it to run down.
Step 5
Step five
Carefully dribble Resene Kermit onto the wet red paint and allow it to run down.
Step 6
Step six
Carefully dribble Resene Space Cadet onto the previous layers of wet paint and allow it to run down.
Step 7
Step seven
Carefully dribble Resene Fizz onto the previous layers of wet paint and allow it to run down.
Step 8
Step eight
Carefully dribble a few smaller amounts of Resene Rocket and Resene Guru. Leave the pot turned upside down overnight to dry before turning the right way up. How neat is that?

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