Visual Arts Lesson: Flower Pot

Creating a Talavera style plate


1. Design talavera plate on paper.

2. Tear newspaper for papier mache; mix glue and water papier mache paste and add strips of paper.

3. Cover plate with papier mache strips. Wrap around edges of plate. Let dry and repeat process for the back of plate.

4. Brush papier mache plate with Gesso; let dry.

5. Paint your pattern on the plate.