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FolkArt Dorm Sweet Dorm Sign

Learn how to create cute dorm décor in this fun tutorial.

At a Glance:

Project #16569 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors Value Paint Set - Pastel Rainbow, 16 Colors - 13513

Number Needed: 1 $33.99
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Baby Pink, 2 oz. - 633

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Rosette Pink, 2 oz. - 36250

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Prairie Sunset, 2 oz. - 6453

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Daybreak, 2 oz. - 6448

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wild Wasabi, 2 oz. - 6455

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Light Blue, 2 oz. - 402

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Light Lavender, 2 oz. - 516

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

Number Needed: 1 $8.99
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FolkArt ® Glitterific POP™ Acrylic Paint - Galaxy, 2 oz. - 12002

Number Needed: 1 $5.79
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FolkArt ® Glitterific POP™ Acrylic Paint - Princess Potion, 2 oz. - 11993

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Other Supplies

· 8" by 12" Stretched Canvas

· Ruler

· Pencil

· Paper Towels

· Hair Dryer

· (Optional) Masking Tape

instructions

1. Using a ruler trace out 8 separate horizontal sections 1in apart across your canvas.

2. Combine the top two rows to make the top section 2in thick.

3. Repeat step number 2 onto the bottom two rows.

4. Paint the top section in FolkArt Light Lavendar using a 3/4in flat brush.

5. Repeat continueing down the divided rows in a rainbow pattern. The order you can follow is: Light Lavendat, Light Blue, Wild Wasabi, Day Break, Parierie Sunset, followed by Rosette Pink.

6. Trace out lettering spelling out "DORM sweet DORM" with a pencil.

7. Paint Dorm Sweet Dorm with Wicker White using a Liner Brush.

8. Touch up any areas where needed.

9. Add FolkArt Glitterific Pop in Galaxy to the top portion of the Light Lavendar stripe.

10. Add FolkArt Glitterific Pop in Princess Potion to the bottom portion of the Rosette Pink stripe.

11. Paint simple florals alternating in pastel colors around the words.

12. Add small leaves and highlights to flower petels.

13. Finish by dotting FolkArt Glitteific onto the centers of the flowers.

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Cool colors are all the colors on the Green and Blue side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Green, Green, Blue/Green, Blue, Blue/Purple, Purple are all cool colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
Transparent colors are thinned with medium or water to create a wash or a glaze of color that you can see through to the underlying surface.
Warm colors are all the colors on the yellow and red side of the color wheel. Yellow, Yellow/Orange, Orange, Red Orange, Red, Red/Purple, Purple are all warm colors. All colors on the color wheel can be both warm and cool except Orange.
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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.

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