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Spattering is a quick and easy way to add color highlights over a painted design or a plain base coat.



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Load Brush

Load a stiff bristled brush with an undiluted or slightly thinned color that should be the consistency of milk.

Spattering process 1

Spatter

Hold the brush several inches from the piece and run your fingertips through the bristles to produce a fine spatter of color on the base coated ware.
You can spatter more than one color on the same piece.

Spattering process 2

Flick

With slightly thinned paint hold the brush several inches above the piece and flick your hand to release the paint from the brush.

Spattering process 3

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