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Bright Deer Head Canvas with Chevrons

Americana® Acrylics

Bright Deer Head Canvas with Chevrons
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Bright Deer Head Canvas with Chevrons

designed by Theresa Huse

Flashes of neon color give a modern twist to a winter-themed canvas accent.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Bubblegum Pink (DA250)
  • Citron Green (DA235)
  • Sour Apple (DA275)

Craft Twinkles™ Writers

  • Crystal (DCTW01)

DecoArt Media® Specialty Products

  • White Gesso (DMM18)

Other supplies

  • tracing paper (optional)
  • transfer paper (optional)
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • pencil
  • #3 round brush
  • 1/4" flat brush
  • #0 round brush
  • canvas (8" x 10")
  • copy paper

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Use a ruler to make triangle shapes with a pencil on the canvas. (If needed, use the provided triangle template and tracing and transfer papers.)
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the triangles with Citron Green and Sour Apple in a chevron pattern. (See photo.)
    Step 1 Example
  3. Print out and cut out the deer silhouette. Position the deer pattern onto the canvas and trace with a pencil.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Apply several coats of White Gesso to the deer outline using a #3 round brush. (This will help achieve vibrant colors.)
    Step 3 Example
  5. Apply Bubblegum Pink to the deer head with a #3 round brush.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Outline the deer and chevron pattern using a Crystal Craft Twinkles Writer.
    Step 5 Example
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