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Metallic "Boo" Wooden Plaque

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Metallic "Boo" Wooden Plaque

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Make an elegant Halloween sign that can be outside or indoor decor easily with Dazzling MetallicsĀ®!

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Dark Patina (DA248)
  • Festive Green (DA261)
  • Shimmering Silver (DAO70)
  • Splendid Gold (DA263)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • DuraClear® Gloss Varnish (DS19)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • 2" flat brush
  • 1" chip brush
  • pen
  • #1 round brush
  • Basswood country round (Walnut Hallow)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use a 2" flat brush and Lamp Black to basecoat the entire top of the round. Rinse brush.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a 1" chip brush and Splendid Gold to dry-brush horizontal strokes to make plaque look weathered. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a pen and the tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the spider web patterns in opposite corners.
  4. Use a #1 round brush and Dark Patina to fill in the web fairly widely. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use the same brush and Shimmering Silver to paint thinner lines to highlight one side on each web. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a pen and the tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer word "Boo" to the center of the plaque.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use a #1 round brush and Festive Green to fill in the word. Let dry.
    Step 6 Example

HELPFUL HINTS

If you are wanting to use the painted plaque outdoors, use the 2" flat brush to apply DuraClear Gloss Varnish to the plaque as a finishing step.

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