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Pet Lover DIY Collage

Love your pets? This DIY collage idea featuring FolkArt Mixed Media paints is just for you!

At a Glance:

#6181 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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supplies

FolkArt ® Mixed Media Transparent Acrylic Soft Gel...

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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Transparent Acrylic Soft Gel...

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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Transparent Acrylic Soft Gel...

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Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Mixed Media Transparent Acrylic Soft Gel...

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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Transparent Acrylic Soft Gel...

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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Opaque Acrylic Soft Gel Paint ...

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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Opaque Acrylic Soft Gel Paint ...

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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Color Spray Acrylic Paint...

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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Color Spray Acrylic Paint...

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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Color Spray Acrylic Paint...

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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Tools - Medium Foam Applicator

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FolkArt ® Mixed Media Brushes - Brush Set

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Mod Podge ® Paper - Matte, 8 oz.

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instructions

Other Supplies

Two 4" x 4" stretched canvases, Scrapbook papers, Four wooden ½" squares.Decorative string, 2.5" of thin wire, Pencil, Thin black marker, Scissors, Water basin, Paper towels, Foam plate, Hot glue

Instructions

PREPARATION

  1. Paint one canvas with sponge, blending Quinacridone Red and White. Paint the second canvas blending Quinacridone Red, Indian Yellow and White.

PET CANVAS

  1. Sponge Indian Yellow over the block of text on the download sheet.
  2. Cut out either the dog or cat parts from the download sheet and use as a templet. Trace the body and head templets onto painted text and the ears and/or tail onto a coordinating scrapbook paper.
  3. Carefully cut out the parts.
  4. Assemble the pet and glue onto one canvas. Paint the collar Red and add eyes and/or whiskers with a black marker.
  5. Using a liner brush with Sepia, paint the nose and add shadows to the legs and tail.
  6. Bend a ½" wire into a "U" shape and poke through the canvas at the pet's collar. Hot glue underneath the canvas in place.
  7. Using the download sheet as a templet, cut two flowers and leaves out of scrapbook paper. Edge with Sepia using the liner brush.
  8. Attach the flowers and leaves to a piece of wire with hot glue. Glue a flower to either side of your pet.

BALLOON CANVAS

  1.  Cut a heart from scrapbook paper using the download templet. Glue onto a thicker piece of paper and trim out. Sponge the edge in Sepia.
  2.  Paint the letters and numbers on the wooden squares to resemble Scrabble game pieces in Sepia using the liner brush. Also, edge the pieces in Sepia.  
  3. Hot glue the wooden squares onto the heart.
  4.  Tear cloud shapes from scrapbook paper. Sponge paint with Prussian Blue and White. Glue onto the canvas.

FINAL STEPS

  1. Spray both canvases lightly with the White and Bright Pink sprays. Spray green underneath the pet's feet.
  2. Sponge edge each canvas using Prussian Blue.
  3. Tie a string around the heart balloon. Hot glue the balloon onto the canvas.
  4.  Put the string through the collar wire and tie off. Trim string.

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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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