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"Bright Ideas" Glass Jar

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

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"Bright Ideas" Glass Jar

designed by PLA Schneider

Collect all those "bright ideas" in the classroom or at home with Americana® Gloss Enamels™.

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Americana® Gloss Enamels™

  • Black (DAG67)
  • Bright Yellow (DAG227)
  • Calypso Blue (DAG234)
  • Coral Blush (DAG292)
  • White (DAG01)

Other supplies

  • rubbing alcohol
  • painter's tape
  • cloth
  • small and medium brushes
  • glass cookie jar


  1. Use a clean cloth to wipe the jar clean with rubbing alcohol.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a medium brush to paint the squared area of the cookie jar in Calypso Blue.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use painter's tape to mask off the rays. Mix White with Calypso Blue to make a lighter blue and begin painting the rays.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Continue masking off and painting the rays all the way around.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use the pattern to outline the light bulb and a medium brush to paint it Bright Yellow. Mix Black with White to make grey and use a small brush to paint the bottom part of the light bulb.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a small brush to loosely write "Bright Ideas" in White. Use a small brush to add details to the light bulb in White and Black. Use a small brush to add rosy cheeks in Coral Blush.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use a small brush to paint squares around the lid in Coral Blush. Mix Coral Blush with White and use mix to paint alternating squares.
    Step 6 Example
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