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Welcome Vine Canvas

A welcome invitation to any home.
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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Light Blue, 2 oz.
Item #402
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Hunter Green, 2 oz.
Item #406
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Medium Gray, 2 oz.
Item #425
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Hauser Green Light, 2 oz.
Item #459
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Easy to Paint Rub-On Patterns - Foliage
Item #5203
Create professional looking results with these easy to use patterns. Simply rub them onto your surface and then paint as desired. Refer to the included tips for painting techniques, or complete using your own style. Either way, the end result will be unique and look great.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Plum Vineyard, 2 oz.
Item #523
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Grass Green, 2 oz.
Item #644
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Warm White, 2 oz.
Item #649
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


FolkArt ® Mediums - Crackle Medium, 8 oz.
Item #696
Gives a weathered, time-worn finish to projects.


FolkArt ® Mediums - Floating Medium, 8 oz.
Item #898
Specially formulated for "floating" colors, this gel won't run as water can. Great for watercolor painting. Dries quickly without extenders.


FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Nutmeg, 2 oz.
Item #944
Premium, all-purpose acrylic paint for decorative crafts and home décor. Superior coverage. Exceptional brushability. Use on all porous surfaces. All colors are certified AP non-toxic, water-based, and acid neutral.


Other Supplies
11" x 14" canvas
FolkArt® Basic Painting Brush Set
FolkArt® Rub-On Tool & Stylus
FolkArt® Blending Tool
Foam plate or palette
Container for water
Paper towels
Masking / stencil tape
Ruler
Pencil

Instructions

  1. Prepared your canvas with two coats of Linen, allowing paint to dry between coats. Using a ruler and pencil, measure and mark desired sized patchwork sections. Sections are painted with Floated Edge, Slip Slap and Crackle backgrounds.
  2. Cut desired design elements from Rub-On Pattern sheet.
  3. Arrange elements on project surface dark side down and secure with tape.
  4. Using flat end of Rub-On Tool, rub along pattern lines using gentle pressure to transfer pattern onto project surface. If desired, transfer only main pattern lines. Paint basic design shapes and when dry, transfer detail lines.
  5. Vines: Load #1 Liner with Hauser Green Light; paint vine. Paint leaves and stems using #8 Round.
  6. Working one leaf at a time, repaint Hauser Green Light. While wet, add Grass Green along bottom of leaf using #1 Liner.
  7. Using Blending Tool, blend to shade.
  8. Repeat steps to highlight each leaf using Warm White.
  9. Load #1 Liner with thinned Hunter Green; paint vein in center of each leaf.
  10. Dragonfly: Load #8 Round with Warm White; basecoat wings.
  11. Paint dragonfly body Medium Gray using #1 Liner.
  12. Repaint wing Warm White; while wet apply Medium Gray to bottom edge using #1 Liner. Using Blending Tool, blend to shade.
  13. Load #1 Liner with thinned Plum Vineyard; paint fine lines from body into wing. Outline body sections with same brush and color.
  14. Repeat last step using thinned Medium Gray and #1 Liner.
  15. Lettering: Load #1 Liner with thinned Nutmeg; paint W E L C O M E.
  16. Using same brush, highlight each letter with Warm White. Soften colors using Blending Tool.
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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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