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Peeking Accent Frog

Americana® Acrylics

Peeking Accent Frog
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Peeking Accent Frog

designed by Crimson Duvall

Add a frog to Halloween décor with Americana® Acrylics.

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Learn more about Americana® Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

Americana Decor® Varnishes

  • Soft-Touch Varnish (ADM03)

Americana® Acrylics

  • Avocado (DAO52)
  • Canyon Orange (DA238)
  • Forest Green (DAO50)
  • Lamp (Ebony) Black (DAO67)
  • Light Buttermilk (DA164)
  • Matcha Green (DA386)
  • Primary Yellow (DA201)

DecoArt Media® Varnishes

  • Gloss Varnish (DMM25)

Other supplies

  • sandpaper
  • liner brush
  • hot glue gun (with clear glue sticks)
  • fine point Sharpie® marker or pen
  • plastic lid (from coffee creamer)
  • small flat brush

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Wash out the coffee creamer lid.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Lightly sand the lid surface.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Pace two "eyes" onto the cap with hot glue. (Tip: Do one eye at a time to allow for the glue to cool without running.)
    Step 2 Example
  4. Paint the lid surface with Forest Green. Allow to dry.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Paint on layer of Avocado. Leave wet for next step.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Using Matcha Green, paint on a layer blending into the Avocado layer. Let dry. When dry, paint highlight the area on top with Matcha Green. Allow to dry.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Draw an oval pupil onto each eye with a fine point marker.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Paint Canyon Orange onto the iris of each eye.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Dab on a highlight layer of Primary Yellow onto the iris of each eye. Allow to dry.
    Step 8 Example
  10. Paint the pupil of each eye with Lamp Black.
    Step 9 Example
  11. Dot on light highlights to the pupils with Light Buttermilk.
    Step 10 Example
  12. Dot on Lamp Black nostrils. Allow to dry.
    Step 11 Example
  13. Paint the eyes with Gloss Varnish. Paint the head with Soft-Touch Varnish.
    Step 12 Example
  14. Add the frog head to other magical craft projects to create a decorative and fun visual story.
    Step 13 Example
  15. A fast and cute mixed media project!
    Step 14 Example