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Mermaid Light Box

DecoArt® Glass Stain™

Mermaid Light Box
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Mermaid Light Box

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Swirls of Color Work their Magic on this Light Cube with a Pretty Mermaid Swimming About

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SUPPLIES

DecoArt® Glass Stain™

  • Aqua (GLS16)
  • Black Leading (GLS14)
  • Blue (GLS09)
  • Brown (GLS11)
  • Green (GLS10)
  • Orange (GLS04)
  • Purple (GLS08)
  • White (GLS02)
  • Yellow (GLS03)

Other supplies

  • toothpicks
  • square glass light cube

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Print pattern. Remove bottom piece on glass cube and slide pattern inside glass.
  2. Use Black Leading to trace all lines and edges.
  3. Fill in whole water background using Aqua with a few dots of Blue. Use a toothpick to swirl the colors evenly.
  4. For hair, use mostly Yellow with a few lines of Orange around hair waves. Use a toothpick to swirl colors evenly.
  5. For skin, use mostly White, with a few drops of Yellow, and very small amount of Brown. Use a toothpick to swirl colors evenly.
  6. For bikini top, use equal amounts of Purple and Aqua, and a small amount of Blue. Use a toothpick to swirl colors evenly.
  7. For tail, start at top band and bottom fins with Aqua and a little Yellow. Use a toothpick to swirl colors evenly.
  8. In each scale on the tail put equal amounts of Blue, Aqua, and Green. Use a toothpick to swirl colors evenly.

HELPFUL HINTS

Be careful not to over swirl colors or you will turn them into a flat color.