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Painted School Supplies Set

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

Painted School Supplies Set
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Painted School Supplies Set

Painted School Supplies Set

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Start the school year off with a bang of color and pattern with Americana® Gloss Enamels™.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Gloss Enamels™

  • Black (DAG67)
  • Bright Yellow (DAG227)
  • Desert Turquoise (DAG44)
  • Festive Green (DAG230)
  • Glorious Gold (Metallic) (DAG71)
  • Lavender (DAG34)
  • Vivid Violet (DAG232)
  • White (DAG01)

Other supplies

  • tracing paper (optional)
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • #6 flat brush
  • fine point Sharpie® marker or pen
  • #1 round brush
  • grey transfer paper (optional- if using patterns)
  • E6000 Glue (E6000)
  • school supplies (folders; ruler, pencils; calculator)

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Print off some inspirational quotes. Trace and transfer the patterns onto the folders with a pencil and grey transfer paper. (You can also free-hand the patterns, if desired.)
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a flat brush to basecoat the ruler and a pencil in Lavender; one pencil in Vivid Violet and another in Desert Turquoise; the calculator in Glorious Gold (Metallic); and the pineapples on the folder in yellow. Use a flat brush with green and yellow at the same time to paint the leaves and cacti. Use a round brush with green for the tops of the pineapples. Use a round brush for the black triangles.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use a round brush to paint pineapples on the ruler the same way as the folder. Use a black marker to go over the ruler numbers. Use scissors to cut out the quotes and glue the down with E6000 Glue. Use a round brush with Black to add details on the folder, to outline the quotes, and to add triangles to the calculator.
    Step 2 Example
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