Modern Mountain Sunset Pot

Modern Mountain Sunset Pot

Posted by DecoArt on Jun 28th 2020

Give a terra cotta pot a scenic mountaintop sunset with Americana® Acrylics.


  • stylus or pencil
  • terra cotta pot
  • tracing & transfer paper
  • small flat brush
  • medium flat brush



Enjoy creating this painted terra cotta planter with a soothing mountain sunset. It is easy and so fun! Make sure to let layers dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use a medium flat brush to apply Coral Blush to the top portion of the pot. (Refer to photo)
  2. Instruction #1
  3. Mix Coral Blush with Snow White 1:1. Use a medium flat brush to apply a wavy band in the middle. Let dry. Save mix for STEP THREE.
  4. Instruction #2
  5. Transfer the provided pattern. Add a bit more Snow White to the mix from STEP TWO. Use new mix and a small flat brush to paint the sun. Use a small flat brush to start painting the mountains in Zinc and Blue Mist.
  6. Instruction #3
  7. Continue painting the mountains in Zinc, Blue Mist, and Pistachio Mint. (Refer to photo for placement.)
  8. Instruction #4


Mountain Sunset