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Glittery Alphabet Block

Glamour Dust™ Glitter Paint

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Glittery Alphabet Block

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Store your small school supplies in this cute alphabet block that you can keep on your desk.

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Learn more about Glamour Dust™ Glitter Paint.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Bright Yellow (DA227)
  • Citron Green (DA235)
  • Ocean Blue (DA270)
  • True Red (DA129)

Glamour Dust™ Glitter Paint

  • Ice Crystal (DGD09)
  • Lemon Drop (DGD15)
  • Limelight (DGD05)
  • Neon Blue (DGD27)
  • Sizzling Red (DGD03)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • hot glue gun
  • #6 flat brush
  • #12 flat brush
  • #1 liner brush
  • alphabet wood block
  • six 3" wood rulers

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Make sure surface is dust free.
  2. Use the #6 Flat brush to base coat the area behind the letters with Snow (Titanium) White. Rinse brush.
  3. Use same brush to separately paint the alphabet letters using True Red, Citron Green, Ocean Blue. Rinse brush.
  4. Use the #12 Flat brush to base coat the outer frame with Bright Yellow. Rinse brush.
  5. Use the #1 Liner brush with Ocean Blue to paint horizontal lines to look like notebook paper. Rinse brush and let completely dry.
  6. Use #6 Flat brush and load separately with matching Glamour Dust colors: Sizzling Red, Limelight, and Neon Blue to paint over the letters. Rinse brush.
  7. Use the #12 Flat brush with Lemon Drop for the outer frame. Rinse brush and let dry completely.
  8. Then use a hot glue gun to attach 3" rulers around the block.