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FolkArt Dots Mandala

Learn how to paint unique mandala art with painted dots.

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At a Glance:

Project #16572 Skill Level: Intermediate

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Dots™ Acrylic Dotting Paint Set, 6 pc. - 49904

Number Needed: 1 $19.99
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Plaques - Traditional Mandala - 63416

Number Needed: 1 $6.29
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Other Supplies

· Paper Towels

· Hair Dryer

· (Optional) Sewing Needle

· (Optional) Baby Wipes

· (Optional) Q-tips


1. Start off by working from the inside center of the mandala pattern outward.

2. Apply slight pressure with fingers onto the sides of the bottle and fill in the pre patterned dots using the script tip.

3. Once the majority of the dot is filled, stop applying pressure on the bottle and gently move the paint around to fill up to the edges of the pre patterned dots. This works best for larger sections.

4. For smaller dots, simply tap the paint onto the part you want painted.

5. It is good practice to prime your paint bottle by sqirting out a little bit of paint onto a paper towel before applying to surface.

6. If you have any bubbles, you can use a sewing needle to pop while the paint is still wet.

7. Complete pattern by alternating different colors from the FolkArt Dots kit and have fun.

8. If you would like to add additional layers onto the first layer of dots, allow to fully dry and repeat above steps.


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