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Decou-Page Betta Fish Fine Art

Americana® Premium™ Acrylics

Decou-Page Betta Fish Fine Art
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Decou-Page Betta Fish Fine Art

Decou-Page Betta Fish Fine Art

designed by Jessica Alea

Add a touch of water-life decor with this decoupaged betta fish, made with Americana® Premium™ Acrylics

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Matte Decou-Page (DS106)

Americana® Premium™ Acrylics

  • Carbon Black (DTA37)
  • Cobalt Turquoise Hue (DTA27)
  • Green Gold (DTA20)
  • Prussian Blue Hue (DTA32)
  • Quinacridone Magenta (DTA02)
  • Quinacridone Violet (DTA01)
  • Titanium White (DTA40)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • 6" x 6" canvas board (or size of choice)
  • colored paper (in pink, orange, and grey)
  • patterned paper (ie: map, sheet music, telephone book page)
  • paintbrushes

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Decoupage, using Matte Decou-Page, a piece of patterned paper over the canvas.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using more Decou-Page Matte, adhere pieces of pink, orange, and grey paper in the shape of a betta fish. (Use the pattern to help guide the shape.)
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint around the fish using Prussian Blue Hue and Cobalt Turquoise Hue.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Add accents to the water using Titanium White and Green Gold. Paint the fish in Quinacridone Violet and Quinacridone Magenta. Add details such as the eyes, mouth, and fin veins, with Carbon Black.
    Step 3 Example