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Crackled Medallion Art

By: Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis
Julie Lewis was destined to be an artist…at least that was what she was told from Kindergarten on. Born outside of Cleveland, Ohio, she was blessed to have been given an incredible art education all through her school years and from her creative and talented parents. Growing up in a world where every day brought some new creative adventure, it was no surprise that she went on to graduate from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a B.F.A. in graphic design. Her professional life included working in many fields from industrial advertising to American Greetings. Most gratifying was working as a designer for the largest craft company, Plaid Enterprises in Georgia where she now resides.She paints and creates felt soft sculptures inspired by said paintings and now sells them through her shop STELLALOLA on Etsy. She is inspired by many things around her…most importantly, a wonderful family, an insanely happy German Shepherd and one stoic Alaskan Malamut.
An antique look with a hot new color palette.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

PLAID Supplies
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Seashell Pink, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Graffiti Pink, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Painting Stencils - Small - Tile
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Dark Brown, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Titanium White, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Easy to Paint Rub-On Patterns - Garden Flowers
  • FolkArt ® Metallics - Rose, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Metallics - Pure Gold, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Mediums - Crackle Medium, 8 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Christmas Red, 2 oz.
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Other Supplies
Stretched canvas 8” x 8”
Flat brush ½”
Stencil brush ¼”
Round brush #6 – 8
Burnisher or craft stick
Paper towels
Brush basin
Metal corner accents – 4
Glue

Instructions

  1. Base coat canvas Rose Shimmer. Let dry, then apply Crackle Medium over entire surface in an overlapping slip slap motion. Let dry thoroughly.

  2. Apply Graffiti Pink over dried Crackle medium in same manner. Do not go over any areas already starting to crack. Cracking will appear as paint dries.

  3. Place a book or hard surface underneath and inside stretchers of canvas to provide a firm surface.

  4. Stencil tile to center of canvas in Pure Gold. Let dry.

  5. Transfer largest garden flower pattern to center of tile. Paint with Seashell Pink, Dark Brown, Graffiti Pink and Pure Gold as shown. Refer to pattern instructions for painting techniques. Mix Titanium White to Seashell Pink for highlights.

  6. Glue metal corners to canvas corners to finish.
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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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