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Tic-Tac-Toe Rock Bugs

Enjoy summer fun with this hand-painted lady bug and bumblebee tic-tac-toe board made with rocks. Give your patio space a fun game to enjoy while you sit and enjoy the warm weather.

At a Glance:

#5408 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Apple Barrel Craft Paint Logo
supplies

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Canvas Panel, 10" x 10" - 12752

Number Needed: 1 $6.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - White, 2 oz. - 20503

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Black, 2 oz. - 20504

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - King’s Gold, 2 oz. - 20760

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Flag Red, 2 oz. - 21469

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Lime Tree, 2 oz. - 21476

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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Apple Barrel ® Colors - Palm Leaf, 2 oz. - 21477

Number Needed: 1 $0.99
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instructions

Other Supplies

Flat brush ½”, Flat brush ¼”, Liner brush #1, Round brush #4, Tape, Ruler, Pencil, Rocks, Water basin, Paper towels, Foam plates

Instructions

  1. 1. Paint canvas panel Palm Leaf and sides of panel Lime Tree.
  2. Find center of panel. Use that as a starting guide for measuring and taping off two lines in one direction. Paint White. Repeat to create two lines going in the opposite direction to create your playing grid.
  3. Wash rocks in warm soapy water and dry thoroughly. Paint some Flag Red and some Kings Gold.
  4. Paint one end Black to create heads of bugs. Use liner brush to paint mouths. Use opposite end of liner brush dipped in paint to create eyes.
  5. Use flat brush and round brush to paint stripes and dots on bugs as shown. Paint White wings with round brush. Add any other detail with liner brush. 

Project Tip: Paint rocks to create other animals or bugs.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

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.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.

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