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Spring Brings New Life Plaque

Americana® Acrylics

Spring Brings New Life Plaque
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Spring Brings New Life Plaque

designed by Cindy Mann Vitale

This spring project by Cindy Mann Vitale uses Americana® Acrylics to remind us of the season's new life.

See more projects using this product.
Learn more about Americana® Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Avocado (DAO52)
  • Baby Pink (DAO31)
  • Banana Cream (DA309)
  • Burnt Umber (DAO64)
  • Cranberry Wine (DA112)
  • Eggshell (DA153)
  • Fawn (DA242)
  • Grey Sky (DA111)
  • Hauser Dark Green (DA133)
  • Honey Brown (DA163)
  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)
  • Leaf Green (DAO51)
  • Lemonade (DA252)
  • Light Buttermilk (DA164)
  • Light Sage (DA358)
  • Pink Chiffon (DA192)
  • Razzle Berry (DA276)
  • Red Violet (DA140)
  • Teal Green (DA107)
  • Warm White (DA239)
  • Whispering Turquoise (DA305)

DecoArt Media® Specialty Products

  • Brush and Stencil Cleaner (DMM13)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • Americana® Matte Spray Finish (DAS13)
  • Americana® Primer & Sealer (DS17)
  • DuraClear® Matte Varnish (DS60)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • tracing paper
  • ruler
  • #3 round brush
  • fine-grit sandpaper
  • #8 round brush
  • spatter tool (or old toothbrush)
  • #1 liner brush
  • grey transfer paper
  • 1" wash brush
  • black permanent pen
  • eraser
  • dry cloth
  • pencil
  • arched wooden plaque and stand (503-653-8266; item #101400CV) (Pine Craft, Inc.)
  • very fine-grit emery cloth (or piece of brown paper bag)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Read all the attached instructions thoroughly before continuing with the project.

  1. Sand the wooden plaque and wipe the surface clean with a dry cloth.
  2. See step-by-steps below.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Step 2
    Step 2 Example
  4. Step 3
    Step 3 Example
  5. Step 4
    Step 4 Example
  6. Step 5
    Step 5 Example
  7. Step 6
    Step 6 Example