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Winter Treats Snowman

Join me in the studio to paint a snowman in a jar to create a snow globe effect. This is a simple and so fun painting to create using FolkArt Multi-Surface Acrylics.

This project features these great brands:

  • FolkArt Extreme Glitter Paint Logo
  • FolkArt Multi-Surface Paint Logo
  • One Stroke Logo

At a Glance:

Project #17342 Skill Level: Beginner
supplies

Plaid Supplies

Plaid ® Wood Surfaces - Unpainted Layered Shapes - Mason Jar 10" - 59712E

Number Needed: 1 $4.59
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Ocean View, 2 oz. - 2748

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Aqua, 2 oz. - 2921

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Teal, 2 oz. - 2920

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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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 - Apple Red, 2 oz. - 2901

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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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Sap Green, 2 oz. - 2985

Number Needed: 1 $1.99
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Pearl Acrylic Paints - Lavender Lace, 2 oz. - 6317

Number Needed: 1 $2.49
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FolkArt ® Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paints - Violet Pansy, 2 oz. - 2956

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 ® Extreme Glitter™ - Hologram, 2 oz. - 2796

Number Needed: 1 $2.99
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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
Ribbon of choice
White craft glue
 

instructions

  1. Interior of mason jar – Paint the interior of the jar with a slip slap mottled pattern of Ocean View and Aqua.  When dry, apply a wash of Teal around the edges.  Transfer the pattern when dry.
  2. Snowman – Paint the snowman body with Wicker White.  Shade the body with Classic French Gray.  Paint a carrot nose using Pure Orange and shaded with Apple Red.  Blush cheeks with Apple Red plus Wicker White.  Add facial features using Licorice.
  3. Mitten – basecoat the midden with Lime Green.  Shade the lower portion of the mitten with Sap Green.  Add a touch of Wicker White to Lime Green to highlight.
  4. Hat – basecoat the body of the stocking cap with Lime Green.  Shade with Sap Green.  Highlight with Lime Green plus Wicker White.  Add polka dots of Perfect Purple and highlight each purple polka dot with a tiny dot of Wicker White.  Paint the band of the hat Lavender.  Shade the outer edges with Violet Pansy.
  5. Scarf – Paint the scarf Lavender.  Shade with Violet Pansy.  Paint a knitted pattern using Violet Pansy, Lavender and Wicker White.
  6. Candy Cane – Paint the candy cane Wicker White.  When dry, add Apple Red stripes and then a Sap Green line stripe between the red stripes.  If desired, add a highlight glaze of Wicker White the length of the candy cane.
  7. Hearts – all hearts are painted Apple Red and highlighted with Pure Orange. 
  8. Finishing Touches – Using a liner brush loaded with thinned Licorice, carefully outline the entire design.  Paint “Winter Treats” inside the jar – above your painted snowman. Paint the outer layer Teal and the jar shape layer Wicker White.  If desired, paint the metal cap using Classic French Gray, Licorice and Wicker White.  Paint a layer or two of Extreme Glitter Hologram over the snowman body for extra effects of glistening snow.  Add a ribbon bow using while craft glue.

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Yes, you can apply FolkArt Extreme Glitter both horizontally and vertically. Extreme Glitter will not run or drip if applied correctly.
Yes, FolkArt Extreme Glitter can be used on outdoor surfaces if it is sealed completely with FolkArt® Outdoor Varnish.
It is not recommended that you mix FolkArt Extreme Glitter colors together because the tinted bases would get muddy. You may paint one color of Extreme Glitter and let it dry and then paint another color on top.
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