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Cute and Fun Monster Puppets

Americana® Acrylics

Cute and Fun Monster Puppets
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Cute and Fun Monster Puppets

designed by PLA Schneider

Keep your kids busy with these easy-to-make and fun-to-use monster puppets.

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Learn more about Americana® Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Indian Turquoise (DAO87)
  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)
  • Lavender (DAO34)
  • Spiced Pumpkin (DA310)

Craft Twinkles™

  • Crystal (DCT1)

Other supplies

  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • liner brush
  • #8 round brush
  • #8 flat brush
  • clothespins (4 for each monster - total of 8)
  • wooden sign (2 - with handles)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Mix (1) part Lavender with (1) part Snow White and (1) part Indian Turquoise with (1) part Snow White. Use these mixes to paint each wooden sign "monster" using a #8 flat brush. (Save Lavender/Snow White mix for later step.)
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a #8 round brush to paint polka dots in Lavender on the Lavender/Snow White "monster". Use a #8 round brush to paint jagged stripes in Indian Turquoise on the Indian Turquoise/Snow White "monster".
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a #8 round brush to paint the eyes on the monsters in Snow White. Use a liner brush to add details in Spiced Pumpkin and the Indian Turquoise/Snow White mix from step 1. Use a liner brush to paint the "X" and the lashes.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Use a liner brush to paint the mouth and teeth in Lamp Black and Snow White.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a #8 flat brush to paint four of the clothespins using the Lavender/Snow White mix from step 1 for two and Lavender alone for two.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Mix (1) part Snow White with (1) part Spiced Pumpkin. Use a #8 flat brush to paint the remaining four clothespins using the Snow White/Spiced Pumpkin mix for two and Spiced Pumpkin alone for two.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Place the clothespins on the tops of the monsters' heads. Use a #8 flat brush to add Crystal Craft Twinkles to all of the clothespins. Use a #8 flat brush to paint the handles (dowels) in Lavender and Indian Turquoise.
    Step 6 Example
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