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Alphabet Tote in Blues and Blacks

Americana® Stencils

Alphabet Tote in Blues and Blacks
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Alphabet Tote in Blues and Blacks

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Make fun tote bags for teachers or kids using the alphabet with Americana Multi Surface Satins and stencils!

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Learn more about Americana® Stencils.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Black Tie (DA539)
  • Coastal Waters (DA523)
  • Deep Turquoise (DA524)
  • True Blue (DA528)

Americana® Stencils

  • From A to Z (12" x 12") (ASMM35)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • scissors
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • wax paper or freezer paper
  • cosmetic sponge
  • burlap tote bag

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Remove any tags from tote bag. Use scissors to cut a piece of wax or freezer paper to put inside the bag to prevent paint from going through.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a 3/4" Flat brush load separately with Americana Multi- Surface Satin colors; Deep Turquoise, Coastal Waters, and True Blue. To loosely and randomly add color and blend all into each other while wet. It will almost give you a watercolor effect but with bold color.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use same brush and Black Tie to paint the border around the bag. Let dry completely.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Place "From A to Z" Stencil in the blue area. Load a cosmetic sponge with Black Tie and pounce until the whole stencil is filled in.
    Step 3 Example

HELPFUL HINTS

Clean stencil immediately for best results.