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Gnome Journal

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo

At a Glance:

Project #16849 Skill Level: Beginner
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Minted Aqua, 2 oz. - 4621

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lime Green, 2 oz. - 2553

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 - Look At Me Blue, 2 oz. - 2587

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 - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 901

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz. - 938

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Cool Bisque, 2 oz. - 229

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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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Unfinished Layered Shapes - Gnome - 63488

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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Other Supplies

  • Linen Journal
  • Glue

instructions

  1. Draw the beard and mustache on to the wooden gnome.
  2. For the gnome paint hat Minted Aqua, Lime Green, Baby Pink and Look At Me Blue.  Refer to photo for color placement.
  3. Highlight the hat with Wicker White.
  4. Paint the face with Cool Bisque.  Highlight noses with Wicker White.
  5. Make two eyes with Licorice using the end of the paint brush.
  6. Paint the beard and mustache Wicker White and shade with Minted Aqua.
  7. Paint the shoes Baby Pink and highlight with Wicker White.
  8. Draw the hands and the sign on top of the beard and mustache with the pencil.  Paint the hands Licorice and the sign Minted Aqua.  Shade with Licorice and highlight with Wicker White.  Paint “note to self” in Licorice.
  9. Draw the grass onto the journal with the pencil.  Paint the grass on the journal with Lime Green and Daybreak
  10. Glue the gnome to the journal.

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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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