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Coral Pieces with Ombre and Galaxy Glitter

Galaxy Glitter™

Coral Pieces with Ombre and Galaxy Glitter
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Coral Pieces with Ombre and Galaxy Glitter

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Transform simple pieces of coral into a show-stopping display with Galaxy Glitters.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Indian Turquoise (DAO87)
  • Slate Grey (DAO68)
  • Teal Green (DA107)

Galaxy Glitter™

  • Aqua Meteor (DGG10)
  • Aurora Borealis Green (DGG03)
  • Milky Way Blue (DGG05)
  • Silver Moon (DGG02)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels (and/or rags)
  • paintbrushes (including fan brush)
  • ceramic coral pieces

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cover the bottom section and the deep recesses of the coral in Indian Turquoise, leaving the tips of the coral unpainted. Paint the furthest recesses of the coral in Teal Green, blending into the Indian Turquoise.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the tips of the coral in Slate Grey, blending down into the Indian Turquoise.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using a fan brush, paint the deepest recesses and bottom 1/4 of the coral with Aurora Borealis Green, blending upward. (Leave a good portion of the Indian Turquoise color still exposed for the next two glitter applications.)
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the second 1/4 of the coral in Milky Way Blue, leave a small portion of the Indian Turquoise still exposed. Blend down toward the previous quarter and up to the next.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint the third 1/4 of the coral in Aqua Meteor, blending down into the previous quarter and up to the next.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Paint the Slate Grey tips in Silver Moon, blending down.
    Step 5 Example
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