If you want to start to learn how to paint, you have to start by learning how to keep your area clean by using old clothes newspaper or using the painting apron. You should learn about instructions for pot painting for beginners, you need to start to paint using a base coat of emulsion and you may not always have to paint the base since you may only have to paint the inside down to the bottom of a rim. You can stand it at an old coffee table while painting. When you had decided about how you want to decorate the pot, you should start to paint it by the use of thin brush. You may choose to paint the stripes or sports, face, flowers or lady birds.