1. Wash the dog food bowl. Let it dry. Avoid touching the areas to be painted.
2. Paint the dog's name on the bowl as desired. You can tilt some of the letters as shown; then add painted lines above or below the letters. Paint stripes around the bottom edge of the bowl.
3. Paint desired motifs around the bowl. Make squiggles, zigzags, or any other desired shapes. Let the paint dry.