DecoArt Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics: White Birch, Pink Cadillac, Red Barn, Orange Sherbet, Buff Beige, Canary, Chartreuse, Green Beret, Sky Blue, Night Sky, Cocoa Bean & Black Tie
DecoArt Dazzling Metallics®: Splendid Gold
Palette or plastic plate
Tracing & transfer paper
#3 round brush
1/4" flat brush
#5 round brush
#0 liner brush
1/4" angle brush
1" angle brush
NOTE: Allow to dry completely between painting steps.
If needed, fill in any holes on basswood round with wood filler and allow to dry. Once dry, sand to smooth surface.
Mix Buff Beige with small amount of Pink Cadillac. Use mix and 1/4" angle brush to paint prepared surface.
Trace and transfer fox head to basswood round using pencil.
Using 1/4" flat brush and #3 round brush, paint one coat each of Cocoa Bean and White Birch to fox face. Paint nose and eyes in Black Tie.
Trace and transfer floral elements in background using pencil.
Mix Red Barn with small amount of Buff Beige and use to paint mushrooms. Save mix for later step. Paint mushroom stems Buff Beige. Add small amount of Buff Beige and Orange Sherbet to Red Barn/Buff Beige mix; use the mix to paint orange-red areas. Save mix for later step. Add more Buff Beige and Orange Sherbet to mix and use to paint lightest orange elements.
Mix Canary with White Birch and use to paint in yellow elements. Paint blue elements with Sky Blue. Mix Chartreuse with White Birch and use to paint light green foliage. Save mix for later step. Mix Green Beret, Buff Beige, and small amount of Cocoa Bean; use to paint dark green foliage. Save mix for later step.
If needed, trace and transfer foliage detailing using pencil.
Use handle end of brush to add Buff Beige dots on tops of mushrooms. Use Chartreuse/White Birch mix from step 7 and liner brush to add details to dark foliage. Use Green Beret/Buff Beige/Cocoa Bean mix from step 7 to add details to light foliage. Mix Orange Sherbet and Buff Beige to add detailing on yellow and purple flowers.
Use Red Barn/Buff Beige mix from step 6 to add detailing to the orange-red flowers. Use Buff Beige/Orange Sherbet/Red Barn mix from step 6 to add detailing on orange flowers. Mix Night Sky and small amount of Green Beret; add details to blue flowers. Use handle end of brush and mixes from steps 6 and 7 to add blue, yellow, red, and orange dots in centers of flowers.
Completely paint in fox using Cocoa Bean and White Birch. Use liner brush to outline White Birch area in Cocoa Bean.
Trace and transfer face markings to fox using pencil.
Paint in face markings using detail/liner brush in Splendid Gold. Outline background with Splendid Gold triangles.
Apply light coat of Splendid Gold to branches for outside wreath.
Using E6000 Glue, adhere the branches to wreath.
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