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Metallic Ombre Couple Busts

DecoArt® Matte Metallics™

Metallic Ombre Couple Busts
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Metallic Ombre Couple Busts

designed by Alexandra Hawkins

Transform simple busts into shining metallic accent pieces with DecoArt® Matte Metallics™.

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Americana® Acrylics

  • French Mauve (DA186)
  • True Blue (DAO36)

DecoArt® Matte Metallics™

  • Rose Gold (DMMT01)
  • Sapphire Blue (DMMT12)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • paintbrushes
  • bust


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Paint the bases of the busts in True Blue and the bodices in French Mauve, blending the area where the two meet to create an ombre effect.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the French Mauve area in Rose Gold.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the bases in Sapphire Blue and blend into the Rose Gold. Keep blending the two into each other to create an ombre.
    Step 2 Example