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Hydrangeas in Turquoise Vase

By: Andy Jones

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo

At a Glance:

Project #17200 Skill Level: Beginner
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Plaid Supplies

Let's Paint with FolkArt ® Select Firm Bristle Brush Set, 7 pc. - 99446

Number Needed: 1 $39.99
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Plaques - Floating Plaque, 11-1/2" x 9" - 63510

Number Needed: 1 $10.99
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Titanium White, 2 oz. - 480

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Aqua, 2 oz. - 481

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Calypso Sky, 2 oz. - 524

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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F/A BURGUNDY 2 OZ.

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Sap Green, 2 oz. - 458

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Sunny Yellow, 2 oz. - 509

Number Needed: 1 $1.69
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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Medium Yellow, 2 oz. - 455

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Other Supplies

instructions

Base coat the vase with Calypso Sky and allow to dry.
Paint the vase with Calypso Sky and while that is wet, blend in Aqua on the right side of the vase. Highlight the vase with Calypso Sky and Titanium White, then with just Titanium Whtie.  Add an accent of pale green made Calypso Sky and Sunny Yellow.
Establish leaf forms with Sap Green + Burgundy to form a very dark green. While wet, highlight with some Medium yellow forming a lighter green color.   Then add highlights with some Sunny Yellow.
The hydrangeas are painted by dabbing on a base of Calypso Sky, then as that is drying, add some lighter patches of Titanium White.  You will see variation in the color because of the wet color underneath.  Add some touches of a pale pink made with Burgundy and Titanium White. Add loose “outlines” around the flowers with thin Sap Green + Burgundy applied with a liner brush.
The vase is sitting on green splotches. Apply the Sap Green + Burgundy first and then a lighter green with Sap Green + Sunny Yellow.
 

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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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