Picture of Standing Budai

Standing Budai

For best results, please read all instructions before beginning project. Refer to photo for color and design placement.

  1. Wipe figure with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Pour small puddle of Black on palette.
  3. Use No. 10 Brush to totally coat Buddha with Black. Let dry.
  4. Pour small puddle of Bronze on foil or palette.
  5. Dip tip of flat stiff bristle brush in paint and wipe off excess paint on paper towel.
  6. Begin “dry brushing” against the raised face features, wrinkles of robe, etc.
  7. Continue brushing over front and back until you’ve achieved a faux bronze look.
  8. Paint base with Black as desired. Let dry.
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What you need:


  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or paint palette
  • Paper towels
  • 1/2" flat stiff bristle brush