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Weathered Seasonal Summer Sign

Americana® Acrylics

Weathered Seasonal Summer Sign
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Weathered Seasonal Summer Sign

designed by DecoArt Design Team

Announce summer, or any season, with Weathered Wood and Americana® Acrylics.

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Learn more about Americana® Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Bahama Blue (DA255)
  • Banana Cream (DA309)
  • Cinnamon Drop (DA308)
  • Citron Green (DA235)
  • Desert Turquoise (DAO44)
  • Irish Moss (DA312)
  • Light Buttermilk (DA164)
  • Melon (DA251)
  • Spiced Pumpkin (DA310)

Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics

  • Dolphin (DA537)

Mediums

  • Weathered Wood® (DAS8)

Primers, Sealers, and Finishes

  • DuraClear® Satin Varnish (DS21)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • E6000 glue (E6000)
  • unfinished wooden letters in various sizes and fonts
  • 8" x 24" artist canvas
  • 3/4" oval brush
  • sponge daubers (Americana Glass Stencil Dauber Set - DABK21)

INSTRUCTIONS

NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Using a 3/4" oval brush, paint each letter Irish Moss.
  2. Using a 3/4" oval brush, apply a coat of Weathered Wood over each letter.
  3. Using a 3/4" oval brush, paint over each letter with various colors.
  4. Using a 3/4" oval brush, coat of DuraClear Satin Varnish to each letter.
  5. Using a 3/4" oval brush, basecoat the canvas in the color of your choice. (I chose Banana Cream).
  6. Using a 3/4" oval brush, apply a coat of Weathered Wood over the dried, painted canvas.
  7. Using a 3/4" oval brush, paint another coat of the paint of your choice over the dried canvas. (I chose Dolphin.)
  8. Using a 3/4" oval brush, apply a coat of DuraClear Satin Varnish over the canvas.
  9. Apply strong glue, such as E6000, to the backs of the letters and place them on the canvas.
  10. Using a 1/2” sponge dauber dipped in a color of your choice, place random polka dots on the sign.

HELPFUL HINTS

To speed up drying time between steps, a hair dryer can be used.

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