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Kentucky Image Transfer with Painted Quote

Americana® Decou-Page™ Photo Transfer Medium

Kentucky Image Transfer with Painted Quote
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Kentucky Image Transfer with Painted Quote

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Take your own photos and easily turn them into artwork with Image Transfer, Americana, and your favorite quotes.

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Learn more about Americana® Decou-Page™ Photo Transfer Medium.


Americana® Acrylics

  • Rookwood Red (DAO97)

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Photo Transfer Medium (DS112)

Other supplies

  • 2" flat brush
  • small spray bottle of water
  • computer and printer
  • computer paper
  • tracing & transfer paper
  • #1 round brush
  • 11" x 14" canvas
  • pen or pencil


  1. You will need a ink jet photo, canvas, brushes, and Image Transfer or Matte Medium. Brush Matte Medium or Decou-Page Image Transfer onto the canvas and place the photo face down. Do not put the medium on the back of the photo. Follow label instructions on dry times.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Spritz the back of the paper and rub with your finger or a sponge in a circular motion until all the white paper is removed. Let dry.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Repeat previous step if paper residue starts to reappear. Once all paper residue is gone, slightly wet paper and quickly apply with a flat brush more Decou-Page Image Transfer medium or Matte Medium. This will seal the surface.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Once dry, use a flat brush to paint the border and edges of the canvas with Americana Rookwood Red.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a pen or pencil to trace and transfer the Kentucky quote on the bottom half of the canvas. Then use a small round brush with Americana Snow Titanium White to paint the quote.
    Step 4 Example
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