Just added to your cart
Subtotal: $0.0 USDView Cart (1)
Want More Content Like This?
Join 12000+ subscribers and get FREE ebook full of video tutorials, step-by-step instructions, and DIY guides.
Painting plates with your own hands is creativity, which is available for both experienced and novice decorators. After all, technology is very easy to master, doesn’t require the purchase of expensive materials, wasting time and effort, so you can’t be afraid of losing interest in the process. And, hand painting on glass and ceramics can become your permanent hobby, a method of relaxation or even a hand-made business on Internet sites like Fair of Masters or Etsy.
In this article, we will consider the following methods and techniques of painting plates with your own hands, which are suitable for beginners:
Point to point painting of plates – is a technique of drawing and creating contours with dots, thanks to which you can achieve the effect of embossing, inlaid with stones, colored rhinestones or bead-work. In the photo below you can take note of the successful combinations of colors and patterns (turn the photo to the right).
And here are the ideas of decor bowls in the technique of peak.
The first thing to do is to degrease the surface with alcohol or degreaser with a cotton pad and only then proceed to the creation. Experienced masters can draw directly on a plate, without using any sketches and markings, coming up with patterns right in the process of work. You too can trust the free flight of thoughts and improvise. But if you want to implement a certain artistic idea, it is better to first draw a sketch, a template, a stencil or a markup, having thought out the color range and ornaments.
For painting on glass it is convenient to apply templates that can be glued on the back of the plate.
Tip for beginners: before painting a plate, practice on paper to put small, medium and large points on the same distance from each other with the same pressure and push on the tube.
After work, the paint should freeze. You can dry them in three ways:
After the paint on the decorative plate dries, you can fix it with a varnish.
Another method that can be mastered by anyone – it is painted plates on stencils and templates.
TO DO THIS YOU WILL NEED:
First you need to draw yourself or print a ready-made stencil / template, and then cut out the holes with a knife. Perhaps, in this technique, only this stage can be called labor-intensive. Further everything is much simpler: degrease the surface and glue the template on the bottom with scotch tape.
Then paint pattern on the stencil. Then on your picture you can place accents, draw details or outlines.
If you painted with acrylic paints, then you can dry them naturally, with a hair dryer or in the oven, according to the recommendations of the first master class on the dotted plates.
Painting plates in the traditional way, that is, with brushes and paints – is the best way to write a real masterpiece.TO DO THIS YOU WILL NEED:
First you need to write the underpainting, that is, draw large parts of the composition, which will be its basis. Next, add volume and depth to the drawing, using dark and light colors. And then look into the details. At the end of the work, use the recommendations for fixing the paint from the first master class.
Here are simple but interesting ideas for painting plates with brushes and acrylic paints for own hands for novice artists (turn the photo to the right).
hose who have the skill and experience of drawing suggest to be inspired by the next selection of photos of painted plates.
And here is a great idea for painting dishes and plates from old tea sets.
Drawing markers and felt-tip pens is familiar to all of us from childhood. With the help of special markers for painting the dishes yourself, you can quickly and simply decorate the ceramic plate with inscriptions, as well as depict a graphic and very detailed picture. Examples of this decor look in the next selection of photos.
TO DO THIS YOU WILL NEED:
And finally, it is the turn of the stained glass plates. This is a slightly more complicated technique of drawing on dishes because of the paint itself – as already noted, the stained-glass paints are liquid, and therefore they often fill out the contours. And they are more transparent, glossy and less resistant than acrylic. If you want to use “stained-glass” plates, then choose exclusively water-based paints, and at the end of work bake dishes in the oven at a temperature of 170 degrees. If you want to hang a painted dish on the wall, then the colors can be chosen not to be baked on the basis of a solvent and, in this case, don’t forget to purchase a varnish to fix the pattern.
Article from kitchendecorium site.
Sam is an acrylic painter with 8 years of experience. Having tried many techniques and surfaces, she chose acrylic as her main tool. Since childhood, Sam dreamed of becoming an artist and devoted her whole life to mastering painting on various surfaces.
Shop Set for your creation
Total = $0.00