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Turquoise Tree Ornament with Swirl Embellishment

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Turquoise Tree Ornament with Swirl Embellishment
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Turquoise Tree Ornament with Swirl Embellishment

designed by Felicity Greiner

Add a retro flair to your Christmas tree with a turquoise ornament using Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Coastal Waters (DA523)
  • Deep Turquoise (DA524)
  • Silver (Metallic) (DA550)

Dazzling Metallics®

  • Berry (DA320)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • #2 round brush
  • 1/2" flat brush
  • cosmetic sponge
  • ribbon
  • metal ornament

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Thoroughly clean surface with a damp paper towel.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint entire surface with Americana Dazzling Metallics in Berry with a 1/2" flat brush.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Brush on Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics in Deep Turquoise with 1/2" flat brush. Allow some of the previous color to show through.
    Step 2 Example
  4. With a cosmetic sponge, sponge a thin layer of Silver Metallic.
    Step 3 Example
  5. If too much Silver was applied, lightly go over it with Deep Turquoise using a cosmetic sponge.
  6. With a #2 round brush, randomly freehand swirls throughout the entire piece in Coastal Waters.
    Step 5 Example
  7. If desired, attached new ribbon of choice.
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