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Dump Truck and Bulldozer Plaques

Coordinating wood pieces for a boy’s room.

At a Glance:

#4092 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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FolkArt ® Outdoor™ Acrylic Colors - Grass Green, 2 oz. - 1626

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$2.69
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Engine Red, 2 oz. - 2948

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$1.89
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Calypso Sky, 2 oz. - 524

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pure Orange, 2 oz. - 628

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lemon Custard, 2 oz. - 735

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

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$1.59
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Maple Syrup, 2 oz. - 945

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instructions

Other Supplies

Two 11” x 11” pine plaques – by Walnut Hollow X7145 Item #24005, Round foam Spouncer® brushes – ¼” and ¾”, Ruler, Pencil, Paintbrushes – ½” and ¾” flat; #6 filbert; and #8 shader, Foam plate for paints

Instructions

  1. Use large flat brush and one coat of Wicker White to basecoat plaques; let dry.
  2. Use small flat brush and Licorice to paint side rims of plaques; let dry.
  3. Transfer dump truck pattern to one plaque, placing ground line 2” from lower left corner; transfer bulldozer pattern to remaining plaque, with ground line 4” from lower left.
  4. Use Calypso Sky to paint sky areas on both plaques; let dry.
  5. Use ¼” Spouncer and mixture of one part white to four parts Calypso blue to paint dot pattern on sky area; let dry.
  6. Use end of paintbrush handle dipped into Engine Red to paint small dots at center of larger dots on sky; let dry.
  7. Refer to photo for placement and use the following colors to paint designs. Dump truck: Tires – Licorice, Wheels – Engine Red, Dumpster – Yellow, Custard Dumpster insets – Pure Orange, Cab – Lemon Custard, Truck bed – Grass Green, Ground and dirt load – Maple Syrup, Bulldozer: Tires – Licorice ,Bucket/cab – Pure Orange, Body – Engine Red, Bucket dirt – Maple Syrup, Ground – Grass Green
  8. Use ¼” Spouncer dipped into Pure Orange to paint dot over center of wheels on both designs; let dry.
  9. Use ¾” Spouncer and Grass Green to paint border of dots across Dump Truck plaque, approximately ¼” from bottom edge: repeat process on Bulldozer plaque, using Maple Syrup paint.
  10. Use end of paintbrush handle dipped into Engine Red to paint dots at center of large border dots; let dry.

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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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