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DuraClear Galaxy Candle Votives

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

DuraClear Galaxy Candle Votives
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DuraClear Galaxy Candle Votives

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Relax and unwind with these votive candleholders made with new DuraClear Galaxy Varnish.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • DuraClear® Galaxy Varnish (DS139)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • paintbrushes
  • votive candleholders


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Wipe down the entire surface of the candleholders with rubbing alcohol before painting and allow to dry completely. Paint both votive exteriors entirely in Lamp Black.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Cover the entire votive surfaces in DuraClear Galaxy Varnish and allow to dry. Apply several more coats of the Galaxy Varnish to the topmost portion of the votives, allowing to dry in between coats. (See the photo below.)
    Step 1 Example