Two Tree Canvases
By Decoart
ITEM # 4042820P135
Two Tree Canvases
By Decoart
ITEM # 4042820P135
Print Description
Crafting Time:
1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
Advanced

DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • DecoArt:
    Traditions Artist Acrylics: Yellow Oxide, Pine Green, Warm White, Dark Grey Value 3, Brown Madder, Opaque White
    Traditions Artist Acrylics Mediums/Specialty Products: Glazing Medium, Satin Varnish
    Americana DecouPage Glue: Matte (or other Decoupage Matte Medium)
  • Bristle brush
  • Sponge dauber
  • Small brush
  • Flat synthetic brush
  • Two 5"x5" stretched canvases
  • Two 4" paper doilies
  • Four 6" paper doilies
  • Four pieces of decorative paper - very light pink; white & silver; very light green; medium green
  • Two paper trees, medium green and dark green, "Jolee's By You"
  • Fine glitter in white or opal
  • Glue or soft gel medium
  • Paper towels
  • Water container
  • Palette or plastic plate

DIRECTIONS:

Burgundy Canvas
1. Paint canvas with mixture of opaque white and warm white.
2. Mix brown madder and opaque white. Paint small doily with dauber and mixture, blotting off quickly for light effect. Set aside.
3. Paint larger doily with dauber and same mixture but allow this to be darker. Set aside.
4. Cut small section, about 2-1/2", of smaller painted doily and adhere to canvas with Decoupage about 1-1/2" from the top on left side.
5. Hand tear section of light pink decorative paper and adhere to canvas under doily with Decoupage. Allow to dry.
6. Cut darker painted doily into sections about 4" in length and Decoupage to right side, overlapping light decorative paper. Allow to dry.
7. Cut or hand tear white and silver decorative paper, and Decoupage on diagonal. Allow to dry.
8. Glue tree to canvas.
9. Seal entire piece with Decoupage. Allow to dry
10. Paint edges of canvas Brown Madder.
11. With small brush, "paint" a bit of smaller decorative paper with Decoupage, sprinkle with glitter, and shake off excess. Allow to dry.
12. Cover entire piece with another coat of Decoupage. Allow to dry.
13. Seal entire piece including sides with Traditions Satin Varnish.

Green Canvas
1. Paint canvas with mixture of opaque white and warm white.
2. Cut small section, about 2-1/2", of smaller doily adhere to canvas with DecouPage about 2" from top on left side.
3. Mix 1 part Pine Green; 1 part Yellow Oxide; 1 part Dark Grey Value 3; and 3 parts Opaque White.
4. Mix a small amount of the above mixture with equal part glazing medium and brush onto doily on canvas. Wipe with slightly damp paper towel if too dark.
5. Paint edges of large doily with dauber and original pine green mixture. Set aside to dry.
6. Using mix of pine green and opaque white, daub edges of another large doily and set aside to dry.
7. Hand tear section of light green decorative paper and Decoupage under doily. Allow to dry.
8. Cut 4" section of large painted doily and Decoupage to right side of canvas, overlapping light decorative paper. Allow to dry.
9. Cut or hand tear medium green decorative paper; Decoupage to canvas on diagonal. Allow to dry.
10. Glue tree to canvas.
11. Seal entire piece with Decoupage. Allow to dry
12. Paint edges of canvas pine green.
13. With small brush, "paint" a bit of smaller decorative paper with Decoupage, sprinkle with glitter, and shake off excess. Allow to dry.
14. Cover entire piece with another coat of Decoupage. Allow to dry.
15. Seal entire piece, including sides, with Traditions Satin Varnish.

Items
DecoArt Traditions 3 pk 3 fl. oz. Acrylic Paints
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Paper Doilies 6-1/2" Round 36/Pkg-White
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Sponge Daubers 6/Pkg-1.25"X.625"X.625"
ITEM # 13409347
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Real Value Brush Set Synthetic Gold Taklon-Round 1,4, Wash 1/4, Flat 1/2
ITEM # 1650431
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Loew Cornell Brush Power Bristle Brush Set-5/Pkg
ITEM # 2190866
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DCWV 12"x12" Cardstock Stack Pastel
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ITEM # 9705856
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Liquitex Glazing Medium-8oz
ITEM # 6019228
$12.99
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DecoArt Americana Duraclear Satin Varnish 8oz
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ITEM # 10270254
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Jolee's By You-Summer Tree
By Jolee's
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Golden Soft Gloss Gel Medium-8oz
ITEM # 12696688
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DecoArt Americana Decoupage Glue-2 Oz Matte
By Decoart
ITEM # 11597754
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Loew-Cornell Studio Elements 3 pk Long Handle Flat Bristle Brushes
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Glitter Extra Fine-White
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SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

DIRECTIONS:

Burgundy Canvas
1. Paint canvas with mixture of opaque white and warm white.
2. Mix brown madder and opaque white. Paint small doily with dauber and mixture, blotting off quickly for light effect. Set aside.
3. Paint larger doily with dauber and same mixture but allow this to be darker. Set aside.
4. Cut small section, about 2-1/2", of smaller painted doily and adhere to canvas with Decoupage about 1-1/2" from the top on left side.
5. Hand tear section of light pink decorative paper and adhere to canvas under doily with Decoupage. Allow to dry.
6. Cut darker painted doily into sections about 4" in length and Decoupage to right side, overlapping light decorative paper. Allow to dry.
7. Cut or hand tear white and silver decorative paper, and Decoupage on diagonal. Allow to dry.
8. Glue tree to canvas.
9. Seal entire piece with Decoupage. Allow to dry
10. Paint edges of canvas Brown Madder.
11. With small brush, "paint" a bit of smaller decorative paper with Decoupage, sprinkle with glitter, and shake off excess. Allow to dry.
12. Cover entire piece with another coat of Decoupage. Allow to dry.
13. Seal entire piece including sides with Traditions Satin Varnish.

Green Canvas
1. Paint canvas with mixture of opaque white and warm white.
2. Cut small section, about 2-1/2", of smaller doily adhere to canvas with DecouPage about 2" from top on left side.
3. Mix 1 part Pine Green; 1 part Yellow Oxide; 1 part Dark Grey Value 3; and 3 parts Opaque White.
4. Mix a small amount of the above mixture with equal part glazing medium and brush onto doily on canvas. Wipe with slightly damp paper towel if too dark.
5. Paint edges of large doily with dauber and original pine green mixture. Set aside to dry.
6. Using mix of pine green and opaque white, daub edges of another large doily and set aside to dry.
7. Hand tear section of light green decorative paper and Decoupage under doily. Allow to dry.
8. Cut 4" section of large painted doily and Decoupage to right side of canvas, overlapping light decorative paper. Allow to dry.
9. Cut or hand tear medium green decorative paper; Decoupage to canvas on diagonal. Allow to dry.
10. Glue tree to canvas.
11. Seal entire piece with Decoupage. Allow to dry
12. Paint edges of canvas pine green.
13. With small brush, "paint" a bit of smaller decorative paper with Decoupage, sprinkle with glitter, and shake off excess. Allow to dry.
14. Cover entire piece with another coat of Decoupage. Allow to dry.
15. Seal entire piece, including sides, with Traditions Satin Varnish.