Category: Getting Started!
Question: How can I base coat Terra Cotta?
Answer: How do I base coat terra cotta?
Terra cotta pots are VERY porous. If you apply paint directly to the terra cotta, the surface will absorb or ‘suck up’ the paint very quickly. You may need two or three coats of paint to get good coverage – depending on the brand of paint that you use.
Alternatively, you can seal the terra cotta first. This can be done with a variety of products. Here are just some that are available:
When painting your pots, you might find the wet paint on the pot will adhere to the surface you put it down on while drying. To alleviate this problem, here are some suggestions.
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