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Green Sea Turtle

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Skill Level: Beginner


PLAID Supplies
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Classic Green, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Texture Paint - White, 4 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Thicket, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.
  • FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Fresh Foliage, 2 oz.
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Other Supplies
Foam Core Board
Turtle pattern
Craft knife
Gray graphite
White craft glue
#12 flat brush
#1 script liner
palette knife



1.      Enlarge or reduce the turtle pattern as desired. Transfer pattern to foam board. Cut out with craft knife. Hint: have a stack of old newspaper underneath. Cut other layers of turtle shell smaller than first shape. Glue together. Sketch shell details with pencil.


2.      Use palette knife to apply and smooth Texture Paint on the foam board. Use edge of palette knife to sculpt the divisions on back. Let dry overnight.


3.      Paint entire turtle with Classic Green paint.  Allow to dry.


4.      Apply Fresh Foliage dry brush highlight all over shell. Use thinned Thicket to add shading with a side loaded #12 flat brush. Paint black eyes and highlight of Wicker White using liner brush.



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