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Framed Anchor Art

Americana® Acrylics

Framed Anchor Art
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Framed Anchor Art

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Crisp stripes and a summer image anchor this easy-to-make wall accent.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Primary Blue (DA200)
  • Zinc (DA304)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Splendid Gold (DA263)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • pencil (or pen)
  • 1" painter's tape
  • #12 flat brush
  • #1 liner brush
  • wooden frame


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Start with a plain wooden frame.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a #12 flat brush and load with Snow White to paint the frame. Rinse brush.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a #12 flat brush and load with Splendid Gold to paint the cardboard backing. Rinse brush.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Rip 1" painter's tape to make horizontal stripes on the frame.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a #12 flat brush and load with Zinc to paint on stripes. Rinse brush and remove tape.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a pencil or pen and tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the anchor pattern onto the frame backing.
  7. Use a #1 liner brush and load with Primary Blue to fill in the anchor pattern. Rinse brush.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Once dry, put the backing back into the frame.
    Step 7 Example
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