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Goldfish Swimming in the Ocean Crate

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™

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Goldfish Swimming in the Ocean Crate

designed by PLA Schneider

Create a goldfish design on an otherwise plain wooden crate with Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ paint.

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SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Chalky Finish™ Paint

  • Escape (ADC20)
  • Everlasting (ADC01)
  • Heritage (ADC09)
  • Inheritance (ADC12)
  • Serene (ADC18)

Americana Decor® Stencils

  • Fish Tail (12" x 12") (ADS19)

Other supplies

  • pencil
  • painter's tape (optional)
  • 1" flat brush
  • #8 round brush
  • wooden crate
  • cosmetic sponge

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using a 1" flat brush, paint the inside and three sides of the crate in Heritage.
  2. Using a 1" flat brush, paint the remaining side in Escape. Place the Fish Tail Stencil on the surface and hold in place (or use painter's tape if desired). Dab on Serene with a cosmetic sponge.
  3. Use a pencil to outline the goldfish pattern. Use a #8 flat brush to paint it solid in Inheritance. Use a #8 round brush to outline and add scales in Heritage. Use a #8 round brush to add highlights in white and for eyes. Use a #8 round brush to add a dot in the eyes in Escape. (Refer to photo)