Summers are officially here and we bet you would definitely want to have some fun exploring your artistic side, don’t you? Keen on art, you love to draw paint sketch and do enormously vivid things with what you can get your hands on! So here’s a question for you, “Have you tried your hand at the art of pottery painting?”
Well, while some of you must have said yes, many of you must have said no. Yet a desire to learn a new art excites your heart. So hold on tight as we bring you Easy and Beautiful Pottery Painting Ideas for Beginners that you can do without any assistance! It’s easy and yet the artwork will look mesmerizing!
Easy and Beautiful Pottery Painting Ideas for Beginners
Pottery Painting Techniques
Pottery Painting Ideas When You Can’t Draw
The wash painting technique in the pottery painting is similar to that of the wash painting that we do in the watercolor painting. It involves diluting the paint in water. However, here the strokes of the brush must be visible for the painting to look effective and hold charisma.
Pro-tip: You can also do some kind of calligraphic writing or draw a mandala on the pottery with the wash painting.
This is a unique technique of painting the pottery. It is a kind of Texturing The Pottery.
For this technique, you have to use soapy water.
- Dilute your colors in the soapy water and then make bubbles.
- Let these bubbles sit on the pot and pop there on their own.
- When it dries up, you will have a beautiful bubbled pottery painting.
Sketching is not a child’s play! However, who said you couldn’t have what you want on the pots? Well, here is how you can do that. Get a drawing and draw a stencil of it. Then transfer this stencil on the pot and paint it. You can use different styles of painting once you have the stencil done. While you choose the stencil, make sure you use one that has clear details of the artwork. It so happens that the stencil is not traced properly. This might ruin your painting.
In this technique, you need to use various shapes of sponges. Moreover, applying a different amount of pressure on the sponge will give you different types of textures. You can use acrylic paints or oil paints for this. Decide what kind of design you want on the pot. If you are a beginner, try painting some clouds on it. This way you will understand how to use the sponge. Use different shapes of sponges to make different types of textures and designs on the pottery.
Pro-Tip: To make your pottery painting classy, try to do an ombre effect on the pottery.
Using Masking Tape
Often you must have seen different kinds of shapes and designs on the pottery. These shapes and designs look so sophisticated and neat that you tend to think about how they are made. Well, there is a simple hack to it, which is, using the masking tape.
- Take the masking tape and stick it to the pot creating some patterns.
- Then paint the pot and remove this tape.
- You will then get paint on the area that did not have the tape.