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Frankie and the Mrs

By: Jane Chandler
Jane Chandler
Jane Chandler
Jane Chandler is an artist/designer who resides with her hubby, three kids, and dog in Northwest Arkansas after “growing up” in Little Rock. She enjoys antiquing, flowers, decorating, watercolor/mural painting, and spending time with family and friends in her spare time. She’s worked for publishing, paint, and needlework companies within the craft and hobby industry for 25+ years. She loves to create unique items, using a wide range of mediums.
Frankie and the Mrs. make a wonderful addition to any Halloween party!
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Skill Level: Beginner
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Supplies

PLAID Supplies
  • FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Wicker White, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Engine Red, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Violet Pansy, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Licorice, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Enamels™ - Yellow Citron, 2 oz.
Other Supplies
Assorted spouncers
0 Liner paintbrush
1” Flat paintbrush
12 Flat paintbrush
6 Flat paintbrush
4” x 6” Glass hurricane
Glass vase
Index card or paper scraps

Instructions

Frankie

1.   Use 1” flat brush and quickly apply Yellow Citron in a cross-hatch pattern over outside of hurricane.

2.   Use 1 ¼” Spouncer and Wicker White to paint dots for eyes.

3.   Block off bottom half of eye with index card or paper scrap, and use 1 1/4” Spouncer and Yellow Citron to paint over top half of each eye.

4.   Use ¼” Spouncer and Licorice to paint eye pupil at center of each circle.

5.   Use #6 flat/shader brush and Licorice to paint eyelash line on each eye.

6.   Use #6 flat/shader brush and Engine Red to paint jagged line for mouth.

7.   Use liner brush and Licorice to paint nose and stitch lines on face.

8.   Use liner brush and Engine Red to paint bloodshot lines on eyes.

9.   Use 1” flat brush and Licorice to paint hair stripe approximately 3/4 down on each side of vase; paint jagged lengths for bangs. 

10.Use #6 flat/shader brush and Yellow Citron to paint lines for screw and caps at each side over edge of hair line.

 

The Mrs.

1.   Use 1” flat brush and quickly apply Violet Pansy in a cross-hatch pattern over outside of vase.

2.   Use 3/4” Spouncer and Wicker White to paint dots for eyes.

3.   Use ¼” Spouncer and Yellow Citron to paint iris in center of each eye.

4.   Use #6 flat/shader/flat and Engine Red to paint heart shape for mouth.

5.   Use end of paintbrush handle dipped into Licorice to paint dots at center of irises for pupils.

6.   Use 6 flat/shader and Licorice to paint peaked eyebrows over eyes.

7.   Use liner brush and Licorice to paint eyeliner, stitch lines, nose and mouth line.

8.   Use 1” flat brush and Licorice to paint hair stripe down ¾ at each side, and frame face details with curved edge of hair at sides and top.

Use 12 flat and light coat of Wicker White to paint hair streaks over black hair.
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