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Marine Animal Bottles

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

Marine Animal Bottles
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Marine Animal Bottles

designed by DecoArt Design Team

Create swimmingly refreshing accents for bedroom or bath with Americana® Gloss Enamels.

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Learn more about Americana® Gloss Enamels™.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

  • Antique Gold (DAG09)
  • Baby Blue (DAG42)
  • Black (DAG67)
  • Calypso Blue (DAG234)
  • White (DAG01)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • Americana® Primer & Sealer (DS17)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • transfer paper
  • rubbing alcohol
  • pencil
  • #6 flat brush
  • #4 flat brush
  • #0 round brush
  • soap or brush cleaner
  • glass bottle (Michaels - #400100720523)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Clean the bottles with rubbing alcohol and dry well before painting.
  2. Print off the patterns and use a pencil and tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the patterns to the centers of the bottles.
  3. Apply Antique Gold with a #0 round brush. Let dry. Apply a second coat to achieve the best opacity. Rinse brush.
  4. Apply Baby Blue with a #6 flat brush in five or six regular brushstrokes from the line of the horizon.
  5. Apply Calypso Blue with a #4 flat brush on top of the Baby Blue in four brushstrokes from the line of the horizon. Rinse brush.
  6. Apply White with a #4 flat brush in one or two regular strokes in the bottom of the ocean.
  7. Define the details with a #0 round brush and Black (horizon, fish outline, seahorse ribs, etc.)
  8. Apply White with the same brush to bubbles and as highlights to the seahorse.
  9. Let dry completely and seal with Americana Primer & Sealer.