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Robot pot

It’s easy to turn some small terracotta pots into a cool metallic robot using a few Resene testpots.

Robot pot - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 104

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: 3 small terracotta pots, Exterior PVA glue, Paintbrushes (including artists’ brushes) Resene testpots in the following colours: Resene Alabaster, Resene All Black, Resene Silver Chalice and Resene So Cool, Resene Terracotta Sealer

Top tip: Give your robot pot some funky hair by planting it up with a small grass-like plant.

Here's another idea: This groovy gold robot was painted with Resene Alabaster, Resene All Black, Resene Bullion and Resene Porsche.

Children's art project
Robot pot

Another idea- Another idea: Gold colour scheme

Step 1
Step one
Apply one coat of Resene Terracotta Sealer to the pots and allow to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Stick the pots together, as shown, using PVA glue. Allow the glue to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Apply one coat of Resene Silver Chalice to the pots and allow two hours to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Apply two coats of Resene So Cool to the pots and allow two hours to dry.
Step 5
Step five
Paint two eyes with Resene Alabaster and allow to dry.
Step 6
Step six
Paint the remaining face and body details with Resene All Black, allowing two hours to dry. How cool is that?

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