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Colorful Monster Clips

Americana® Premium™ Acrylics

Colorful Monster Clips
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Colorful Monster Clips

designed by Sonja Stevens

Organize paperwork with these monstrous clips bright with Americana® Premium Acrylics™.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Premium™ Acrylics

  • Cobalt Blue Hue (DTA31)
  • Hansa Yellow Light (DTA18)
  • Quinacridone Magenta (DTA02)
  • Yellow Green Light (DTA21)

Other supplies

  • craft glue (white)
  • newspaper (or drop cloth)
  • paintbrushes (fine tip)
  • Krazy Glue (Joann)
  • paper clips (large)
  • wooden disks, 1.125" diameter (JoAnns)
  • googly eyes, Fiber Craft (JoAnns)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTES: Protect the work surface with newspaper or a piece of parchment paper. Let the paint dry fully between coats and when changing colors. When gluing, hold the googly eyes and paper clips in place for 10 seconds and then put aside to dry fully.

  1. Monster 1: Paint the base of the wooden disk in Hansa Yellow Light.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Monster 1: Using a fine tip brush, paint a small dot for the mouth in Yellow Green Light.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Monster 1: Apply white craft glue to the back side of a large googly eye.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Monster 1: Place the large googly eye in the center of the monster face.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Monster 2: Paint the base of the wooden disk in Cobalt Blue Hue.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Monster 2: Using a fine tip brush, paint three small dots on both sides in Hansa Yellow Light. (See photo.)
    Step 5 Example
  7. Monster 2: Using a fine tip brush, paint the triangular-shaped mouth in Quinacridone Magenta.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Monster 2: Using craft glue, attach a large googly eye to the painted disk.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Monster 3: Paint the base of wooden disk in Cobalt Blue Hue.
  10. Monster 3: Paint a star-shaped monster face in Quinacridone Magenta. (See photo.)
    Step 9 Example
  11. Monster 3: Using a fine tip brush, paint an oval-shaped mouth in Yellow Green Light and a tongue in Hansa Yellow Light.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Monster 3: Using a white craft glue, attach different sized googly eyes to the painted disk.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Monster 4: Paint the base of the wooden disk in Hansa Yellow Light.
  14. Monster 4: Paint a monster face in Quinacridone Magenta. (See photo.)
    Step 13 Example
  15. Monster 4: Using a very fine tip brush, paint the zigzag mouth in Yellow Green Light.
    Step 14 Example
  16. Monster 4: Using craft glue, attach two small googly eyes to the center of the painted face.
    Step 15 Example
  17. Monster 5: Paint the base of wooden disk in Cobalt Blue Hue.
  18. Monster 5: Paint a monster face in Yellow Green Light. (See photo.)
    Step 17 Example
  19. Monster 5: Using a very fine tip brush, paint the zigzag mouth and stitches in Quinacridone Magenta.
    Step 18 Example
  20. Using craft glue, attach two googly eyes off-center on the painted disk.
    Step 19 Example
  21. All monsters: Apply Krazy Glue to the back side of the painted disk.
    Step 20 Example
  22. All monsters: Attach a paper clip in place.
    Step 21 Example