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Autumn Leaves & Pumpkins Please

By: Chris Williams

With a chill in the air, it is time to stay indoors, gather your art supplies, FolkArt Acrylics and a fun laser etched wood surface and enjoy some creative time!

At a Glance:

Project #16080 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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supplies

Plaid Supplies

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Fall Celebration Frame and Plaque Bundle - 56977

Number Needed: 1 $9.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Vintage White, 2 oz. - 2939

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Yellow Ochre, 2 oz. - 2910

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pure Orange, 2 oz. - 2903

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Moon Yellow, 2 oz. - 2911

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Thicket, 2 oz. - 2918

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Number Needed: 1 $-1.00
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Burnt Umber, 2 oz. - 2909

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Licorice, 2 oz. - 2934

Number Needed: 1 $1.89
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $7.99
Item not for sale on Plaid Online.

Other Supplies

  • Waxed paper palette
  • Paper towels
  • Brush Basin for water
  • medium to fine grit sandpaper
     

instructions

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Paint the entire wood frame with a coat of Vintage White and allow to dry.  Once dry, if necessary, sand smooth.
  2. To the top quarter of the frame, paint a plaid pattern.  Side load a wet No. 12 Flat brush with Yellow Ochre and paint vertical stripes somewhat evenly spaced, allow to dry.  Next  using the same brush and paint color, paint horizontal stripes.
  3. Paint the pumpkins using Pueblo, Pure Orange and Moon Yellow.
  4. The pumpkin stems, extra fern, “leaves” and “please” are all painted Thicket.
  5. Paint the acorns Burnt Umber and highlight with Vintage White.  When dry, outline the acorn shapes with thinned Licorice.
  6. The small maple leaves are painted with a combination of Pure Orange, Thicket, and Moon Yellow, outlined with thin Licorice.
  7. The words “Autumn” and “Pumpkins” are painted Pure Orange and shaded with Pueblo. 
  8. Outline all the lettering on the left side using thinned Licorice using a liner brush.
  9. Shade the outer edges and corners of the frame with Yellow Ochre.

resources

Related Resources

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Frequently Asked Questions

Most commonly asked questions about FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint.

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FolkArt Formula Guide

FolkArt Formula Guide

Crafting a new surface? Learn which FolkArt paint works best!

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FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Color Chart

FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint Color Chart

See the complete assortment of FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint by downloading the color

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Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

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.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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