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Wildflower Canvas

A cheery canvas that is fun to paint!

At a Glance:

#4233 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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  • FolkArt Stencils Logo
supplies

FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - True Blue, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Magenta, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Pink, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Medium Yellow, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Hauser Medium Green, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Yellow Citron, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Wicker White, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Yellow Ochre, 2 oz.

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FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors - Burnt Sienna, 2 oz.

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instructions

Other Supplies

11” x 14” canvas, Craft stick, Foam plate or palette, Container for water, Paper towels, Masking or stencil tape, Ruler, Pencil

Instructions

  1. Basecoat canvas with Wicker White. Allow to dry.
  2. Cut desired design elements from Rub-On Pattern sheet. Arrange elements on project surface dark side down and secure with tape.Using flat end of Rub-On Tool, rub along pattern lines using gentle pressure to transfer pattern onto project surface.  If desired, transfer only main pattern lines.  Paint basic design shapes and when dry, transfer detail lines.
  3. Load 3/4” Flat Brush with Wicker White; paint canvas.  Allow to dry.
  4. Queen Anne’s Lace:
    Load #1 Liner with Hauser Green Medium; paint stems.  Load #8 Round with same color; paint leaves. Load #1 Liner with Yellow Ochre; highlight right side of flower stem.  Add a few tall grass.Using same brush and color, paint dots at flower head.  Paint Wicker White dots to highlight.
  5.  Bleeding Heart:
    Load #1 Liner with Burnt Sienna; paint twig-like wiggle stems.  Load same brush with Hauser Green Medium; paint leaf stems.  Using same color and #8 Round, paint leaves.  Paint flower head Pink using #10 Flat. Using same brush, reapply Pink and add Magenta to outer edges.  Use Blending Tool to shade. Load #1 Liner with both Wicker White and a touch of True Blue.  Paint highlight stroke on flower; add three stamens.
  6. Daisy:
    Load #10 Flat with Hauser Green Medium; paint leaf.  Paint daisy stem using #1 Liner and same color. Highlight one half of leaf with Yellow Citron using the #10 Flat.  Load #8 Round with Medium Yellow; paint flower petals. Paint daisy center Burnt Sienna using #10 Flat.
    Load #1 Liner with Yellow Ochre; paint detail lines in each petal beginning at the base and flowing towards the tip. Paint highlights on top half of daisy using #8 Round loaded with Wicker White.  Paint a vein in the leaf using #1 Liner and Burnt Sienna. Add Burnt Sienna dots around flower center.  Highlight top right of flower center with Yellow Ochre and paint Magenta dots on the lower left center. 
  7. Stalk Flower
    Load #1 Liner with Hauser Green Medium; paint flower stems.
    Highlight stems with Yellow Citron using #1 Liner.  Load #10 Flat with Pink; paint top half of flower head.  Paint bottom half with Magenta.  Load #8 Round with Wicker White.  Paint small “touch-pull-lift” strokes in the shape of a cross on wet Pink and Magenta base. Reload brush for “whiter” flowers. Add Medium Yellow center dots using #1 Liner.
  8. Four Petal Blossom
    Load #1 Liner with thinned Hauser Green Medium.  Paint flower stems and short line strokes to create airy leaves.  Paint flower petals Wicker White using #10 Flat.
    Repaint petals Wicker White and add True Blue to edges; use Blending Tool to shade.
    Paint center Medium Yellow using #10 Flat. Load #1 Liner with thinned True Blue.  Paint detail linework from center painting towards tip.  Add tiny dots at the stamen tips.
  9. Butterflies
    Load #8 Round with Pink.  Paint wings.
    Paint Wicker White highlight on forward top wing using same brush.
    Load #1 Liner with thinned Burnt Sienna; paint butterfly body, head and antennae.  Try other color combinations.

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