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Easter Egg Decorative Frame

Americana® Acrylics

Easter Egg Decorative Frame
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Easter Egg Decorative Frame

designed by DecoArt Design Team

Color and frame an egg with Americana® Acrylics for a unique Easter accent.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Cadmium Yellow (DAO10)
  • Graphite (DA161)
  • Hauser Light Green (DA131)
  • Spa Blue (DA277)
  • Warm White (DA239)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Shimmering Silver (DAO70)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • DuraClear® Satin Varnish (DS21)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • transfer paper
  • pencil
  • flat brush
  • liner brush
  • 8" square wooden frame
  • 4" square white or natural canvas material

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Paint the entire frame and sides Spa Blue. Let dry and apply a second coat. Let dry.
  2. Using the transfer paper and a pencil, transfer the design onto the frame.
  3. Using the liner brush, paint wavy lines with Graphite and straight lines with Shimmering Silver.
  4. Using the flat brush, paint the edges and outer section of frame Shimmering Silver.
  5. Use the liner brush to highlight wavy lines in Shimmering Silver, Warm White, and Hauser Light Green. (Be sure to let each color dry before highlighting with the next color.)
  6. Paint dots with Shimmering Silver. Let dry. Once dry, highlight with Hauser Light Green.
  7. Using the transfer paper and a pencil, trace the egg design onto the canvas fabric.
  8. Paint the egg Warm White and the background, Hauser Light Green. Let dry.
  9. Paint the lines on the egg with Shimmering Silver.
  10. Lightly paint Warm White over the Hauser Light Green background, so some of background still shows through. (Do not cover completely.)
  11. Lightly paint Cadmium Yellow over the Warm White egg, so some Warm White shows through.
  12. Use the liner brush to paint lines on the egg with Shimmering Silver. Let dry.
  13. Once both pieces are dry, place the painted fabric in the frame opening according to frame instructions.
  14. Topcoat with two coats of DuraClear Satin Varnish, letting coats dry in between.
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