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Hello Autumn Sign

This project is so very fun and easy to paint all because the design pattern is already laser etched into the wood plaque!

At a Glance:

Project #16081 Skill Level: Intermediate

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo
supplies

Plaid Supplies

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Vintage White, 2 oz. - 2939

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Yellow Ochre, 2 oz. - 2910

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pure Orange, 2 oz. - 2903

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Moon Yellow, 2 oz. - 2911

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Thicket, 2 oz. - 2918

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F/A MULTI-SURFACE PUEBLO 2 OZ. (DISC)

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Burnt Umber, 2 oz. - 2909

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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Licorice, 2 oz. - 2934

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Folkart ® Brush Sets - Artist Variety Set, 10 pc. - 50536

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Other Supplies

  • Plaid Hello Autumn Plaque, item #56948
  • Waxed paper palette
  • Paper towels,
  • Brush Basin for water
  • medium to fine grit sandpaper
  • An old toothbrush
     

instructions

  1. Paint the entire wood plaque with a coat of Vintage White and allow to dry.  Once dry, if necessary, sand smooth.
  2. Paint the fall leaf wreath with a variety of leaf colors.  Leaves are painted:
  • Pueblo shaded with Burnt Umber, highlighted with Moon Yellow
  • Yellow Ochre shaded with Pueblo
  • Thicket shaded with Burnt Umber, highlighted with Moon Yellow
  • Burnt Umber highlighted with Wicker White
  1. Using a liner brush loaded with thinned Burnt Umber, paint vines and stems into the leaves.  Add additional vines to create a fuller wreath shape.
  2. Add small Thicket leaves in groupings of three.
  3. Add small Pure Orange berries highlighted with Yellow Ochre leaves.
  4. “Hello” is painted Burnt Umber
  5. “Autumn” is painted Pure Orange and shaded at the bottom of each letter with Burnt Umber to create an Ombre effect.
  6. Corners:  Paint the small acorns Burnt Umber and highlight with Wicker White.  Paint the small leaves with Thicket and highlight with Moon Yellow.
  7. Shade the border line around the plaque with a wash of Yellow Ochre.
  8. Accent the entire wreath with paint splatters using thinned Burnt Umber loaded on an old toothbrush to flyspeck.

resources

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.
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