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Dollar Store Poured Rainbow Animal Figurines

DecoArt® Pouring Medium™

Dollar Store Poured Rainbow Animal Figurines
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Dollar Store Poured Rainbow Animal Figurines

Dollar Store Poured Rainbow Animal Figurines

designed by PLA Schneider

Turn run-of-the-mill plastic animals into a color-filled menagerie with DecoArt® Pouring Medium.™

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Bright Green (DAO54)
  • Bright Orange (DA228)
  • Lavender (DAO34)
  • Peony Pink (DA215)
  • Primary Yellow (DA201)
  • Turquoise Blue (DA268)

DecoArt® Pouring Medium™

  • Pouring Medium (DS135)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • paper towels
  • plastic animal (total of 6)
  • medium brush
  • cups
  • aluminum pan (to catch drips)


  1. Basecoat all of the plastic animals with a medium brush: lion: Peony Pink; giraffe in Bright Orange; tiger in Primary Yellow; elephant in Bright Green; zebra in Turquoise Blue; and hippo in Lavender.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Pour corresponding color (for example, for zebra, it is Turquoise Blue) and Snow (Titanium) White into separate plastic cups. Add appropriate amount of Pouring Medium (see label) to each cup and mix well. Slowly pour both paint colors into a single cup and then slowly pour the mix over the plastic animal. Change color and repeat the process with all of the plastic animals.
    Step 1 Example