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Spring Planting Flag

By: Amy Anderson

Announce that spring has sprung with this bright garden flag!

At a Glance:

#4051 Skill Level: Advanced Time:
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This project features these great brands:

supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Holly Leaf, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Light Blue, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Purple, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Light Gray, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Medium Gray, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Terra Cotta, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Lipstick Red, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Purple Lilac, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Violet Pansy, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Tangerine, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Medium Orange, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Dove Gray, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Green Meadow, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - School Bus Yellow, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Mediums - Textile Medium, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Finishes - Outdoor Sealer - Gloss, 8 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Licorice, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Maple Syrup, 2 oz.

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instructions

Other Supplies

Roc-Lon Multi-purpose fabric 11” x 14”, Needle and thread or fabric glue, Tracing paper and pencil, Black graphite, Water basin, Paper towels, Palette paper or foam plate, Stylist, Brushes (white bristles for fabric)—Nos. 0; 4; 8 and 12 round scrubber, No. 2/0 liner, No. 4 round, No. 6 flat, 1-inch brush

Instructions

Use brush that will accommodate space being painted (i.e. use a liner brush for lines, a flat brush along a straight edge and large area, etc.). When painting on fabric, paint small sections at a time so that background color is moist for shading (S) and highlighting (H).

Colors are given for color of entire area as basecoat/background. Shading and highlighting colors are listed for each area.

Apply basecoat/background color and then apply shading color. With a different brush, soften to blend colors together so no harsh line is visible. Do the same for highlighting. Shading is done on left side and highlighting on the right side.

Stylist is used for dip-dots (dip tip into puddle of paint and apply dot to surface).

Fold under 3-inches and stitch or glue in place. This will be the “pocket” for the flag pole to slip into.

With each application of paint, be sure to add fabric medium (1 part fabric medium to 4 parts paint). This will allow the paint to go onto the surface with more ease.

 

Paint in order listed:

Sky: Light Blue.

Flower pot: Terra Cotta, Maple Syrup (S), Tangerine (H).

Violets: Violet Pansy, Purple (S), Purple Lilac (H). Dip-dot three School Bus Yellow dots in center of each flower, except bud.

Tools: Handles—School Bus Yellow, English Mustard (S), Wicker White (H). Shovel and Rake—Dove Gray, Medium Gray (S), Light Gray (H).

Seed Packets: Wicker White, Light Gray (S), no highlight. Yellow flower petals—School Bus Yellow, Tangerine (S), Wicker White (H). Yellow flower center—Medium Orange, Lipstick Red (S), Wicker White (H). Orange flower—Tangerine, Tangerine (S), School Bus Yellow (H). Orange Flower Center—School Bus Yellow, Lipstick Red (S), Wicker White (H). Orange flower leaves—Holly Leaf, Green Meadow (S), Apple Orchard (H). Shamrock—Apple Orchard, Holly Leaf (S), School Bus Yellow (H).

Grass: Holly Leaf, Green Meadow (S), Apple Orchard (H). Use liner brush or side edge of flat brush to pull up blades of grass in various colors of green.

Violet Leaves and stems: Holly Leaf, Green Meadow (S), Apple Orchard (H). Stems—Holly Leaf.

Shamrocks (including ones in borders): Apple Orchard, Holly Leaf (S), School Bus Yellow (H).

Dragonfly: Wings—Wicker White, Purple Lilac (S), Citrus Green (H). Using liner brush, add Licorice vein lines. Body—Green Meadow, Licorice (S), Holly Leaf (H). Using liner brush, add Licorice antennas. Using stylist, add Licorice dip-dots at each end of antenna and Apple Orchard eyes.

Upper left butterfly: Wings—Purple Lilac, Violet Pansy (S), Wicker White (H). Body—Licorice, Light Gray (H), no shading. Using liner brush, add Licorice antennas with Licorice dip-dot at each end.

Center left butterfly: Wings—Tangerine, Medium Orange (S), School Bus Yellow (H). Using stylus, add Lipstick Red dip-dots. Body—Licorice, Light Gray (H), no shading. Using liner brush, add Licorice antennas with Licorice dip-dot at each end.

Right butterfly: Wings—School Bus Yellow, Tangerine (S), Wicker White (H). Using round brush, add a stroke of Wicker White to outer area of each wing. Body—Licorice, Light Gray (H), no shading. Using liner brush, add Licorice antennas with Licorice dip-dot at each end.

Border: Wide stripe—School Bus Yellow. Shade on English Mustard on left side of each ladybug. Narrow stripe—Apple Orchard. Ladybug: Body and head—Licorice. Wings—Lipstick Red, Tangerine (H), no shading. Using liner brush, add Licorice antennas with Licorice dip-dot at each end. Using stylist, add three Licorice dip-dots to each wing.

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