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Painted Giraffe Stool

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Painted Giraffe Stool
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Painted Giraffe Stool

designed by PLA Schneider

Add this colorful stool to a kid's bed- or bathroom for extra seating or an extra boost.

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Learn more about Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.


Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Chick (DA543)
  • Coastal Waters (DA523)
  • Cotton Ball (DA500)
  • Flamingo (DA504)
  • Iris (DA531)
  • Lavender Fields (DA530)
  • Melonball (DA544)
  • Peach Silk (DA542)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • pencil
  • liner brush
  • wooden stool (child-sized)
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #8 round brush


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the top of the stool with two coats of Peach Silk and the legs with two coats of Melonball.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a 3/4" flat brush, dry-brush the top of the stool with Chick and the legs with Coastal Waters.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Using a #8 round brush, randomly paint loopy lines across the top part of the stool in Cotton Ball.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to trace the giraffe onto the stool. (Refer to photo for placement.) Use a #8 round brush to paint the giraffe with two coats of Chick. Use a liner brush to paint the horn and tail with two coats of Coastal Waters.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a liner brush to dot on eyes in Coastal Waters. Use a #8 round brush to add accents colors/marking in Coastal Waters, Iris, and Flamingo.
    Step 4 Example
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