How to paint lamp shades: Versatex black screen printing paint, which Im learning is the best type of fabric paint around. I have actually just used latex paint on a textured old lamp shad to bring some life back to it :)
Things I found in my Pond And how to paint a lampshade
How to paint a lampshade. If the lamp already has color to it paint it with white primer (Kilz) then use the color of your choice. You can also use stencils easily for a pattern if you use spray paint!