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Stenciled Tie Dye Neon Canvas

Americana® Acrylics

Stenciled Tie Dye Neon Canvas
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Stenciled Tie Dye Neon Canvas

designed by Micaela Spiggle

Making this neon tie dye canvas would make any kid happy and it is so easy!

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Americana® Acrylics

  • Dioxazine Purple (DA101)
  • Electric Blue (Neon) (DHS6)
  • Fiery Red (Neon) (DHS4)
  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)
  • Scorching Yellow (Neon) (DHS1)
  • Sizzling Pink (Neon) (DHS3)
  • Thermal Green (Neon) (DHS5)
  • Torrid Orange (Neon) (DHS2)

Americana® Stencils

  • Tie Dye (12" x 12") (ASMM09)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • #12 flat brush
  • cosmetic sponge
  • stencil of your choice (I used peace signs)
  • 8-1/2" x 11" canvas board


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. You can start with a plain White Canvas board or save a step if you buy a black one.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a #12 Flat brush and Americana Lamp Ebony Black to base coat the entire canvas. (Ignore this step if you have a black canvas)
    Step 1 Example
  3. Place stencil off center to add interest. Load a cosmetic sponge with Titanium White and use to base coat the stencil design. Let dry completely.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Load a new cosmetic sponge with Scorching Yellow. Lightly dab on the center in a circular motion.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Use a new cosmetic sponge to add a ring of Thermal Green and blending into the Scorching Yellow while still wet.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Use a new cosmetic sponge to add a ring of Electric Blue blending into the Thermal Green while still wet.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Use a new cosmetic sponge to add a ring of Dioxazine Purple blending into the Electric Blue while still wet.
  8. Use a new cosmetic sponge to add a ring of Sizzling Pink and Fiery Red blending into the Dioxazine Purple while still wet.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Use a new cosmetic sponge to add a ring of Torrid Orange blending into the Fiery Red while still wet.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Finish the last little corner with Scorching Yellow. Remove stencil and wash immediately.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Let your canvas dry completely.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Use a stencil of choice or even free hand some peace signs using a brush or cosmetic sponge with Snow (Titanium) White.
    Step 11 Example