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Painted Fruit Canning Jars

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

Painted Fruit Canning Jars
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Painted Fruit Canning Jars

designed by DecoArt Design Team

Canned fruit never looked so sweet! Give your canned fruits their own unique look with Americana Gloss Enamels.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

  • Black (DAG67)
  • Bright Orange (DAG228)
  • Festive Green (DAG230)
  • Tuscan Red (DAG265)
  • 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
  • #3 round brush
  • #6 flat brush
  • brush soap
  • #0 round brush

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Apple Jar: Clean jar with rubbing alcohol and dry well before painting.
  2. Print off pattern and use pencil to trace and transfer pattern in center of jar.
  3. Apply Tuscan Red to first apple with #6 flat brush. Let dry.
  4. Apply Bright Orange to second apple with #6 flat brush. Let dry.
  5. Apply Festive Green on leaves with #3 round brush. Let dry.
  6. Start again applying second coat for previous colors, letting each dry before proceeding.
  7. Apply third coat of previous colors to achieve best opacity. Rinse brushes.
  8. Define details with #0 round brush and Black: outlines and details of leaves. Let dry.
  9. Use #0 round brush to correct any imperfections.
  10. Apply White with same brush in highlights of apples. Let dry.
  11. Coat for protection with Multi-Purpose Sealer.
  12. Cherry Jar Clean jar with rubbing alcohol and dry well before painting.
  13. Print off pattern and use pencil to trace and transfer the pattern in the center of the Jar.
  14. Apply Tuscan Red to cherries with #3 round brush, leaving small space between them to give 3-dimensional effect. Let dry.
  15. Apply Festive Green on leaves with #0 round brush. Let dry.
  16. Start again applying second coat for previous colors, letting each dry before proceeding.
  17. Apply third coat of previous colors to achieve best opacity. Rinse brushes
  18. Define details with #0 round brush and Black. Let dry.
  19. Apply White with same brush in highlights of cherries. Let dry.
  20. Coat for protection with Multi-Purpose Sealer.
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