Friday, October 19, 2012

Fast and Simple Hopi Wedding Pot

Fast and Simple

Hopi Wedding Pot©2004
By Sharon Teal-Coray
Can be painted on any surface
Delta Acrylics
Step-by-Step Instructions
1.    Base bowl with Black
2.    Stipple edge with Emerald Green and then when that is dry stipple over it with Tropic Bay Blue
3.    Transfer Design outlines
White Pot
1.    Solidly base the whole pot in with Putty, then over this paint in 2 coats of Cornsilk Yellow, let dry (this may take 2-4 coats)
2.    Apply a thin layer of my blending medium on the shadow side of the pot.
3.    With a chisel blender dip into the Wisteria, and paint a tiny band down the right side of the pot about ¼ inch wide.
 Blend this color in towards the center of the pot by gently patting or stippling. Then soften the edges Let this dry.
4.    Add some of my blending medium to the left side of the pot and add a tiny line of the shadow color, blend this in toward the center of the pot just a tiny bit.. Dry.
5.    With the black transfer paper apply the pattern on the pots.
6.    Solidly Base the orange areas of the pot with Cinnamon. Dry.
7.    Paint in the highlight on this area with Orange, Tangerine and then Pumpkin over this to create some real good highlights. Do not pull it all the way around the pot where it is in shadow.
8.    Outline the Orange area with the Scrip liner and Black.
9.    Using the same brush paint in the black design.
10.                       Add dots with a stylus using Cinnamon.
11.                       Base the inside of the pot with Wisteria and glaze over this with Shining Feather Soft Glo glaze Sunset Orange.
12.                       Paint the rim using the 20/0 Mini Script with Cornsilk Yellow.
13.                       Paint Bahama Purple on the left inside of the pot where it is in shadow.
14.                       Paint Bahama Purple on the right side of the pot to create a “reflected” light, blend edges.
Base with Cinnamon and Black.
Use a bristle bright brush or a brush you have cut with pinking shears and add the following colors building up the texture and highlight.
Over the Cinnamon add these colors in the order listed.
Over the Black add:
Bahama Purple
Paint in with Spice Tan and then bring Antique White over this
For a highlight.

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