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Glittered Circus Clowns and Cars

Galaxy Glitter™

Glittered Circus Clowns and Cars
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Glittered Circus Clowns and Cars

designed by Jessica Alea

Join the circus with these glittered peg people clowns and their cars made with Galaxy Glitterâ„¢.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Antique Gold (DAO9)
  • Dioxazine Purple (DA101)
  • Festive Green (DA230)
  • Peacock Teal (DA326)
  • Santa Red (DA170)

Galaxy Glitter™

  • Aqua Meteor (DGG10)
  • Gold Shooting Star (DGG01)
  • Milky Way Blue (DGG05)
  • Purple Eclipse (DGG11)
  • Red Nebula (DGG04)
  • Solar Flare Orange (DGG16)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • rubbing alcohol
  • sandpaper
  • hot glue gun (and clear glue sticks)
  • ribbon (optional)
  • yarn (assorted colors)
  • peg people (assorted shapes)
  • paintbrushes (including fan brush)
  • pompons
  • glass cars

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Wipe down the cars with rubbing alcohol and a paper towel. Using circus-like themes, paint the cars in Santa Red, Peacock Teal, and Antique Gold. Allow to dry thoroughly.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Once dry, apply corresponding glitter with a fan brush to the colors on the cars: for Santa Red, use Red Nebula; for Peacock Teal, use Milky Way Blue; and for Antique Gold, use Gold Shooting Star. Apply a second coat if necessary.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Lightly sand the peg people.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the peg people in clown fashioned outfits using bright colors such as Dioxazine Purple, Pumpkin, Antique Gold, Festive Green, and Santa Red. With hot glue, add accessories such as ribbon and pompons.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Accent the clowns' outfits with glitter such as Purple Eclipse, Red Nebula, Milky Way Blue, Gold Shooting Star, and Solar Flare Orange.
    Step 4 Example
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