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Santa Claus Layered Wood Gift Tag

Gather a few of your painting supplies, a Layered Wood Tag Shape and some FolkArt Multi-Surface Acrylics and let’s create a fun Santa tag that can be used as Christmas décor independently or added to a wreath!

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Acrylic Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Glitterific Paint Logo
  • One Stroke Logo

At a Glance:

Project #17338 Skill Level: Beginner
supplies

Plaid Supplies

FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Wicker White, 2 oz. - 2894

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Licorice, 2 oz. - 2934

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Apple Red, 2 oz. - 2901

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Cool Bisque, 2 oz. - 2944

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Pueblo, 2 oz. - 2902

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Classic Green, 2 oz. - 2917

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Lime Green, 2 oz. - 2914

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Unfinished Layered Shapes - Tag - 63490

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Glitterific™ Acrylic Paint - Clear Hologram, 2 oz. - 5874

Number Needed: 1 $5.79
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FolkArt ® One Stroke™ Brushes - Brush Sets - Value Pack - 1059

Number Needed: 1 $15.99
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Other Supplies

  • Brush Basin or container for water
  • Waxed paper palette
  • Paper towels
  • Gray graphite
  • Stylus

instructions

  1. Carefully trace and transfer the basic patterns using gray graphite.
  2. Basecoat the shapes using the following…
  • Body of hat – Apple Red
  • Brim of hat – Classic French Gray
  • Face – Cool Bisque
  • Hair and Beard – Classic French Gray
  • Inside Mouth – Licorice
  • Lip – Cool Bisque
  1. Create a burgundy color by mixing  Apple Red with a touch of Licorice.  Shade the hat just above the brim of the hat.  Highlight the hat with a mix of Apple Red and Cool Bisque.
  2. Shade the forehead just under the brim of the hat with Cool Bisque plus Pueblo.
  3. Blush the cheeks with Cool Bisque plus Apple Red
  4. Eyes – paint the iris of the eye, Classic Green.  Highlight the lower portion of the green eye with Lime Green, add a Licorice pupil.  Add two highlights of Wicker White to each eye.  Paint the “white” of the eyes with Wicker White.  Line the shape of the eye with Licorice.
  5. Eyebrows – Paint the eyebrows with Classic French Gray and then overstroke with Wicker White.
  6. Hair and beard – Using a liner brush, paint each strand of hair, individually with Wicker White.  Be careful to overlap strokes.
  7. Add Apple Red blush on the corners of the mouth or lips.
  8. Paint the mustache with flowing strokes of Wicker White.
  9. Still working with Wicker White, add the short choppy, overlapping strokes on the brim of the hat to create a fluffy furry brim.
  10. Using Classic Green and Lime Green, paint a few small leaves on the brim of the hat to represent holly. Add a few Apple Red holly berries.
  11. When the brim is completely dry, add a layer of Hologram Glitterific for extra sparkle and shine.
  12. Accent the black lower edge of the tag with Licorice.
  13. If desired, paint the backside of the tag with Licorice and add a Merry Christmas message if desired.
  14. Used decorated tag on a tiered tray, wall grouping, table setting, or even work it up into a wreath!
 
 

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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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