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How To Projects — Paint

Shadow Box

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Shadow Box

Supplies:

Shadow box

Decorative paper, ephemera and chipboard cut outs

Washi tape and baker's twine

Double sided foam tape and/or foam dots

Glue dots

We R memory keepers (R) Frame punch board

Glitter, beads and tiny bottles

Directions:

Cut paper and glue into back of each section

Use washi tape to attach ephemera to box

Attach chipboard pieces using several layers of double sided foam tape

To stand ephemera in box glue a folded 1/2 x 2" piece of cardstock (it will form an "L") to back of ephemera and then attach to box with foam tape

Use punch board to create frame for photos

Fill tiny bottles with beads and glitter and attach to box using glue dots

 

 

 

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Floral Painted Canvas

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Floral Painted Canvas

Supplies:

8x10" canvas

Acrylic paint in desired colors

Several sizes of round paint brushes

Heat tool if you want to speed up the drying process

White eraser

 

Directions:

Lightly draw a 5 1/4" circle in the center of the canvas

Using a circular motion paint the background color for each of the 6 flowers; the left large flower and the 3 right flowers should be placed around the circle. The other flowers can fill in between those. Add the next circle of color to each flower after using heat tool to dry first layer of paint. Finish with 3 circles in the center of each flower.

Draw 3 stems  as shown in the photo, dry with heat tool before going ahead with the leaves

Add long blue and green leaves where appropriate and paint veins in each

Complete the project by adding a few random dots of paint in 1 or 2 colors

When paint is COMPLETELY dry erase any pencil lines that are visible

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Free Hugs Cactus T-Shirt

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Free Hugs Cactus T-Shirt

Supplies:

White t-shirt

Acrylic paint in a variety of colors

Fabric medium

Paint brushes

Fabric markers

Project download

Directions:

Prewash and dry t-shirt

Print project download and place inside t-shirt, center image and trace with pencil; remove image

Place a piece of plastic or heavy paper inside of t-shirt so paint does not bleed thru to the back of the shirt

Follow fabric medium bottle instructions and mix each paint color in separate containers

Begin painting each element of the image starting with the cactus first, then flowers and pot with words last

After paint has dried trace all pencil lines with black fabric marker following package instructions

 

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Rainbow Watercolor Sign

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Rainbow Watercolor Sign

Supplies:

Watercolor paper

Watercolor paints and brushes

Download print out

Directions:

Paint with water over entire piece of watercolor paper

Now paint across the page using rainbow colors making stripes of about 2" each

After paint has dried run thru printer using the download OR use brush markers to create your own saying

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Mixed Media Canvas

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Mixed Media Canvas

Supplies:

8x10 canvas

5 colors of acrylic paint and foam brushes

Washi tape

Background stamps

4-5 different patterns of cardstock for flowers and 4-5 for leaves

3 buttons

Glue gun and glue

Glue stick or tape runner

Distressing tool or scissors

Directions:

Place 5-7 pieces of washi tape on canvas

Spread 2-3 colors of paint over tape using foam brush or credit card; speed dry with heat tool; be sure to go around the edges of the canvas so no white is showing

Spread acrylic paint onto background stamp and randomly stamp; use at least 2 different background stamps and 2 colors of paint. Set aside to dry

Cut out graduating circles in a variety of coordinating colors and patterns; distress the edges. Make enough to have 3 flowers with 4-5 circles in each

Glue circles on top of each other and glue button on top

Place flowers on canvas and use pencil to draw stems on each

Cut leaves in a variety of colors and sizes and glue in place

Glue flowers onto canvas

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