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Painted Pineapple Ukulele

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Painted Pineapple Ukulele
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Painted Pineapple Ukulele

designed by Morena Hockley

Create a fruit-inspired instrument to play your summer jams with using Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.

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SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Stencils

  • Honeywire (12" x 12") (ADS14)

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Brown Sugar (DA534)
  • Canary (DA514)
  • Chartreuse (DA517)
  • Leprechaun (DA519)

Other supplies

  • paper towels
  • painter's tape
  • round brush
  • wooden guitar (ukulele )
  • pouncer
  • flat brushes

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Prepare the ukulele by removing the strings and any stickers and adhesive from the surface.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the round part of the instrument with Brown Sugar.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the rest of the ukulele with Leprechaun.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Place the Honeywire Stencil on top of the base of the ukulele. Use a foam applicator to dab Canary over the stencil. Repeat until the pineapple design is complete.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use Chartreuse to add the "leaves" to the "pineapple": use a thin brush to paint pointed leaves on the neck of the ukulele.
    Step 4 Example

HELPFUL HINTS

Be sure to dab the foam pouncer on a paper towel to remove the excess paint before you start stenciling.