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Velvet Stenciled Neon Bird Art

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

Velvet Stenciled Neon Bird Art
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Velvet Stenciled Neon Bird Art

designed by Sonja Stevens

Add a bold pops of color to home décor with these neon birds painted on velvet with Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Blue (Neon) (DA559)
  • Cotton Ball (DA500)
  • Green (Neon) (DA558)
  • Orange (Neon) (DA556)
  • Yellow (Neon) (DA557)

DecoArt® Personally Yours™ Stencils

  • Urban Ink - Spirited (6" x 9") (PYU26)

Other supplies

  • stencil brush
  • stretched canvas
  • black velvet
  • staple gun and staples

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Assemble the artboard by stretching a piece of black velvet fabric around a standard artist’s canvas and stapling in place. Position the bird portion of the Urban Ink Spirited stencil in the upper left corner.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Using a stencil brush, paint the stencil onto the velvet with Cotton Ball.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Apply a second coat of Cotton Ball and remove the stencil.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Gently wash and dry the stencil. Flip the stencil over and position the bird portion on the bottom right corner of the artboard.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Using a stencil brush, paint the stencil onto the velvet with Cotton Ball. Repeat with a second coat of paint for added coverage.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Gently wash and dry the stencil. Re-position the stencil over the Cotton Ball-stenciled bird, making sure to align all of the edges as before.
  7. Using a stencil brush, paint the wings, tail, and head of the bird in Green (Neon). Repeat as needed for desired coverage.
    Step 6 Example
  8. Paint the feathers in Yellow (Neon). Repeat as needed for desired coverage.
    Step 7 Example
  9. Paint the beak in Orange (Neon).
    Step 8 Example
  10. Paint the eye in Blue (Neon).
    Step 9 Example
  11. Remove the stencil. Gently wash and dry the stencil before using on the second stenciled bird.
  12. Re-position the stencil over the other stenciled bird. Using a stencil brush, paint the wings and head in Yellow (Neon), the feathers in Blue (Neon), the beak in Orange (Neon), and the eye in Green (Neon).
    Step 11 Example
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