DecoArt Large Floral Canvases

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Large Floral Canvases

Bring the patio indoors and have flowers all year round when you create the DecoArt Large Floral Canvases! You can always choose colors and canvas sizes that are more to your liking!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include drying time for the paints. You may want to practice your technique or check your color by first making a smaller sample print on cardstock.
  • 2
    Download project template, increasing the template's size if needed before printing.
  • 3
    Lightly mark canvas in 6 inch (or appropriate increased or decreased size) squares with pencil.
  • 4
    Sketch flower and leaves with pencil, using grid for approximate position.
  • 5
    After flower is finished, erase grid lines.
  • 6
    Paint flower and leaves with colors of choice, such as Flamingo Pink, Apple Green, Dark Scarlet and/or Lavender Fields. Let dry.
  • 7
    Paint Cotton Ball in center of each flower.
  • 8
    Paint background with 1 inch flat brush, using crosshatch technique with canvas showing to create pattern. (Note: in photo, background at left is Pumpkin Patch; middle is Deep Turquoise and at right, Canary.)
  • 9
    Outline flower, stem and leaves with 1/2 inch brush and Black Tie.
  • 10
    Let dry. Spray canvases with sealer.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Art Supply Enterprises Canvas Premier 24 inch x 30 inch 104415525 (3)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cotton Ball 104770357 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Black Tie 104770429 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pumpkin Patch 104770377 (4)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Canary 104770383 (4)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lavender Fields 104770411 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Dark Scarlet 104770371 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Flamingo 104770363 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Apple Green 104770391 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Deep Turquoise 104770401 (4)
  • DecoArt Americana 12 oz. Sealer Spray (Your Choice of Finish)
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 1 104464135
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 1/2 104464131
  • Cardstock (optional - see step 1)
  • Water Container
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Paper Towels or Cloths
  • Pencil and Ruler
Download Project Template