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Candy Corn Canvas Shoes

We paint on ALL types of surfaces, why not a pair of canvas shoes? These candy corn painted shoes are perfect for the fall season and especially fun for any Halloween themed event!

At a Glance:

Project #16231 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 2894

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Moon Yellow, 2 oz. - 2911

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pure Orange, 2 oz. - 2903

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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Other Supplies

  • Canvas Shoes
  • Wax paper palette
  • Paper towels
  • Brush Basin
  • Purple satin ribbon for shoe strings 
  • Optional – white chalk pencil



  1.  If desired, sketch a pattern onto the body of each shoe using a white chalk pencil. The shape of a candy corn is simply a triangle with three rounded corners.
Painting Instructions:
Candy Corn
  1.  Using a small flat brush, base in each candy corn piece with Wicker White and allow to dry. NOTE: Having each piece based in with Wicker White, will allow the colors of the candy stand out.
  2. Paint each piece of candy corn in thirds. The top third is Wicker White, the middle third is painted Pure Orange and the bottom third is painted Moon Yellow. It is best to slightly overlap to blend and soften the borders where each color meets the next color. Allow to dry.
  3. Accent the candy corn design with simple polka dots of Wicker White. Paint dots where desired to fill in the overall pattern. Allow to dry.
Finishing Instructions:
  1. Switch out the “regular” shoestrings and replace with a purple double faced satin ribbon. Enjoy!

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Related Resources

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 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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Related FAQs

Yes, the fabric painted mixture (1 part FolkArt Textile Medium – 2 parts FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint), can be thinned with water to create detail linework. It can also be “spritzed” onto fabric using a clean pump spray bottle.
Yes, it is UV and weather resistant and can be used both indoors on curtains, glassware and wood as well as outdoors on terra cotta and garden signs.
Yes, painted glassware can be safely washed by hand and are top shelf dishwasher safe without chipping, cracking or fading. Do not soak in water.

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.

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