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Girly Pink Pixelated Box

Americana® Stencils

Girly Pink Pixelated Box
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Girly Pink Pixelated Box

designed by PLA Schneider

Give a papier mâché box a computerized yet feminine touch with Americana® Stencils.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Stencils

  • Short Circuit (6" x 8") (ASMM39)

DecoArt Media® Fluid Acrylics

  • Cadmium Orange Hue (DMFA15)
  • Dark Grey Value 3 (DMFA22)
  • Primary Magenta (DMFA29)
  • Titanium White (DMFA39)
  • Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide (DMFA42)
  • Yellow Oxide (DMFA47)

DecoArt Media® Specialty Products

  • Matte Medium (DMM20)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • pencil
  • 1" chip brush
  • 1" flat brush
  • liner brush
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #8 round brush
  • cosmetic sponge
  • scrapbook paper
  • papier mâché box (square)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Mix (1) part Primary Magenta with (1) part Titanium White. Use a 1" flat brush to paint the entire box. Save mix for next step. Use a 1" chip brush to dry-brush the box in Titanium White, both vertically and horizontally.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Place the Americana Short Circuit Stencil on the box and use a cosmetic sponge to dab on Dark Grey Value 3. Tear a piece of scrapbook paper for the girl's dress. Use a 3/4" flat brush to adhere it into place with Matte Medium. (Refer to photo of placement.)
  3. Trace the girl pattern with a pencil and the tracing and transfer papers. Use a #8 round brush to paint the face and legs in the mix from step 1. Use a #8 round brush to paint the eyes in Titanium White, Cadmium Orange Hue, Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide, and Burnt Umber.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a #8 round brush to paint the mouth in Primary Magenta. Use a #8 round brush to paint the hair in Cadmium Orange Hue; highlight with Titanium White. Use a #8 round brush to paint the socks and shoes with Dark Grey Value 3 and Titanium White. Use a #8 round brush to paint the bear in Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide and a liner brush to add details to the bear in Dark Grey Value 3.
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