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"I'm Just Me" Oval Mixed Media Art

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"I'm Just Me" Oval Mixed Media Art

designed by PLA Schneider

Celebrate your individuality with mixed media wall art made with Americana® Stencils.

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Americana® Stencils

  • Distressed Alpha (12" x 12") (ASMM31)

DecoArt Media® Fluid Acrylics

  • Burnt Sienna (DMFA02)
  • Cobalt Teal Hue (DMFA10)
  • Cobalt Turquoise Hue (DMFA09)
  • Dioxazine Purple (DMFA12)
  • Primary Magenta (DMFA29)
  • Titanium White (DMFA39)

DecoArt Media® Specialty Products

  • Matte Medium (DMM20)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • scissors
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • #8 round brush
  • #8 flat brush
  • black ink pad
  • scrapbook paper (white with wording)
  • stamps (design of your choice) (Stampendous)
  • oval wooden plaque


  1. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint horizontal stripes on the plaque in Cobalt Teal Hue and Cobalt Turquoise Hue.
  2. Using a #8 flat brush, paint stripes around the perimeter in Cobalt Teal Hue and Cobalt Turquoise Hue.
  3. Use a pencil to trace the girl's face onto scrapbook paper and cut out with scissors. Use a 3/4" flat brush to paint the face with Cobalt Teal Hue, adding plenty of water to make it transparent. Use a #8 round brush to paint the eyes in Titanium White and Burnt Sienna, and the lips and rosy cheeks in Primary Magenta.
  4. Use a 3/4" flat brush to adhere the face in place with Matte Medium. (Refer to photo for placement.)
  5. Use a #8 round brush to paint the hair in Cobalt Turquoise Hue and the dress in Dioxazine Purple.
  6. Mix Titanium White with Dioxazine Purple 2:1 and mix Titanium White with Cobalt Turquoise Hue 2:1. Use these color mixes to stencil the words "I'm just me". (Shown: Distressed Alpha Stencil) (Refer to photo for placement.)
  7. Randomly stamp throughout the plaque with a stamp of your choice and a black ink pad.
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