DecoArt Merry Christmas Vintage Truck Hanging

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Merry Christmas Vintage Truck Hanging

When Santa's not in his sleigh, he drives a vintage pickup truck to haul all of the trappings of Christmas. A wonderful painted wall hanging for a country-style holiday!

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Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Note: Let paint dry completely between each application.
  • 2
    Download and print project template. Trace and transfer it to the inside of the frame. Omit words for now.
  • 3
    Use #6 flat brush and Waterfront to basecoat the entire truck. Rinse brush. Use #1 round brush to mix (1) part Waterfront with (1) part Cotton Ball. Use mix with same brush to highlight areas on truck. Rinse brush.
  • 4
    Use #6 flat brush and Cotton Ball to paint snow on ground. Rinse brush. Use #6 flat brush to mix (1) part Baby Blue with (1) part Cotton Ball. Use mix with same brush to paint sky. Turn brush on its side to shade snow under truck. Rinse brush. Use #6 flat brush and Pewter to paint far left mountain. Use same brush to add small amount of Baby Blue to dirty brush, making new mix for middle mountain. Rinse brush.
  • 5
    Use #1 liner brush with Pewter/Baby Blue mix for truck mirror, step, and bumper. Outline truck details with Pewter. Rinse brush.
  • 6
    Use #1 round brush to mix (1) part Waterfront with (1) part Baby Blue. Use mix to paint last mountain and window and windshield of truck. Rinse brush. Use #1 round brush and Muted Gold to paint dog's head and body. Add small amount of Cotton Ball to dirty brush and, with new mix, paint dog's chest and inside of ear. Rinse brush. Use #1 round brush and Turf Green to paint Christmas tree in truck and wreath on truck. Rinse brush. Use same brush and Green Beret to paint background evergreen trees. Rinse brush.
  • 7
    Use #1 liner brush and Green Beret to add detail to Christmas tree and wreath in truck. Rinse brush. Use #1 liner brush with Turf Green to add detail to background trees. Rinse brush.
  • 8
    Use #1 round brush to mix small amount of water with Pewter; shade mountains and truck with mix. Rinse brush. Use #1 liner brush with Red Barn to paint dog's tongue and bow on wreath. Rinse brush. Use #1 round brush and Black Tie to paint on tires. Rinse brush.
  • 9
    Use #1 liner brush and Coffee Bean to paint fence in background. Rinse brush. Use #1 round brush and Cotton Ball to paint falling snow; snow on mountains, truck, and fence; outlining; and parts of tire. Rinse brush. Use #6 flat brush and Red Barn to paint outer frame. Rinse brush. Let dry completely.
  • 10
    Use pen or pencil and tracing & transfer paper to trace and transfer words "Merry Christmas" onto frame. Use #1 liner brush and Waterfront to paint words "Merry Christmas" on frame. Rinse brush.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Acrylic Paint in Cotton Ball, Red Barn, Muted Gold, Turf Green, Green Beret, Coffee Bean, Black Tie, Waterfront, Baby Blue & Pewter
  • •Nicole™ Crafts Wood Frame Wall Hanging, Tracing & Transfer Papers
  • •Princeton Artist Brush Co. Flat Brush #6, Liner Brush #1 & Round Brush #1
  • •Palette or Plastic Plate, Water Container, Pen or Pencil
Download Project Template