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Wire and Bead Christmas Tree Canvas

Americana® Acrylics

Wire and Bead Christmas Tree Canvas
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Wire and Bead Christmas Tree Canvas

designed by PLA Schneider

Create an elegant pastel wire and bead Christmas canvas with Americana® Acrylics.

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SUPPLIES

Americana® Acrylics

  • Antique Gold (DAO9)

Other supplies

  • paper towels
  • pencil
  • canvas (square - size of choice)
  • wire
  • beads (assorted colors)
  • medium brush

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Use a pencil to trace the tree pattern onto the canvas. Use a medium brush to paint the tree Antique Gold. Let dry.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Use a medium brush to paint the entire canvas in Snow White. Immediately spatter with water. Wait about two minutes and blot with a paper towel.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Use the pattern to form the Christmas tree shape out of wire. Randomly "string" wire across the tree, making loops and adding beads. Secure by twisting the wire around the the tree. Adhere to the canvas by poking 2" wire through the tree and twisting from the back side.
    Step 2 Example