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Evergreen Tree Canvas Duo

Traditions™ Artist Acrylic

Evergreen Tree Canvas Duo
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Evergreen Tree Canvas Duo

designed by DecoArt Design Team

Decoupaged decorative holiday papers combine with Traditions™ Artist Acrylics on this duo of winter wall canvases.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Decou-Page™

  • Matte Decou-Page (DS106)

Mediums

  • Glazing Medium™ (DS18)

Traditions™ Artist Acrylic

  • Brown Madder (DAT47)
  • Dark Grey Value 3 (DAT41)
  • Opaque White (DAT58)
  • Pine Green (DAT19)
  • Warm White (DAT36)
  • Yellow Oxide (DAT12)

Traditions™ Sealers and Varnishes

  • Satin Varnish (DATM04)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • scissors
  • 3/4" flat brush
  • decorative paper (light pink; white & silver; light green; medium green)
  • soft bristle, full brush
  • two 5" x 5" stretched canvases
  • sponge dauber (Americana Glass Stencil Dauber Set - DABK21)
  • glue (or soft gel medium)
  • paper trees (in medium green and dark green) (Jolee's By You)
  • fine glitter (white or opal)
  • paper doilies (two 4"; four 6")

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. GREEN CANVAS: Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the canvas with a mix of Opaque White and Warm White.
  2. Cut out a small section, about 2½”, of the smaller doily and adhere it to the canvas with Americana Matte Decou-Page about 2” from the top on the left side.
  3. Mix 1 part Pine Green; 1 part Yellow Oxide; 1 part Dark Grey Value 3; and 3 parts Opaque White.
  4. Mix a small bit of the above mix with an equal part of Glazing Medium and brush onto the doily on the canvas with a 3/4" flat brush. (Wipe with a slightly damp paper towel if too dark.)
  5. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the edges of a large doily with a dauber and the original mix from step 3. Set aside to dry.
  6. Using a mix of Pine Green and Opaque White, daub the edges of another large doily and set aside to dry.
  7. Hand-tear a section of a light green decorative paper and Decou-Page it on the canvas under the doily. Let dry.
  8. Cut a 4” section of the large painted doily and Decou-Page it to the right side of the canvas, overlapping the light green decorative paper. Let dry.
  9. Cut or hand-tear the medium green decorative paper; Decou-Page it to the canvas on the diagonal. Let dry.
  10. Glue the tree to the canvas.
  11. Using a 3/4" flat brush, seal the entire piece with Decou-Page. Let dry.
  12. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the edges of the canvas Pine Green.
  13. Using a 3/4 flat brush, "paint" a bit of the smaller decorative paper with Decou-Page, sprinkle it with glitter, and shake off the excess. Let dry.
  14. Cover the entire piece with another coat of Decou-Page. Let dry.
  15. Seal the entire piece including the sides with Traditions Satin Varnish.
  16. BURGUNDY CANVAS: Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the canvas with a mix of Opaque White and Warm White.
  17. Mix Brown Madder and Opaque White. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the small doily with a dauber and the Brown Madder/Opaque White mix, blotting off quickly for a light effect. Set aside.
  18. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the larger doily with a dauber and the Brown Madder/Opaque White mix, but allow this to be darker. Set aside.
  19. Cut a small section, about 2½”, of the smaller painted doily and adhere it to the canvas with Americana Matte Decou-Page about 1½” from the top on the left side. (Refer to photo, right.)
  20. Hand-tear a section of the light pink decorative paper and adhere it to the canvas under the doily with Decou-Page. Let dry.
  21. Cut the darker painted doily into sections about 4” in length and Decou-Page them to the right side of the canvas, overlapping the light pink decorative paper. Let dry.
  22. Cut or hand-tear the white and silver decorative paper, and Decou-Page it onto the canvas on the diagonal. Let dry.
  23. Glue the tree to the canvas.
  24. Using a 3/4" flat brush, seal the entire piece with Decou-Page. Let dry
  25. Using a 3/4" flat brush, paint the edges of the canvas Brown Madder.
  26. With a small brush, "paint" a bit of the smaller decorative paper with Decou-Page, sprinkle it with glitter, and shake off the excess. Let dry.
  27. Cover the entire piece with another coat of Decou-Page. Let dry.
  28. Using a 3/4" flat brush, seal the entire piece including the sides with Traditions Satin Varnish.