DecoArt Vintage Patriotic Canvas

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by DecoArt Design Team

DecoArt Vintage Patriotic Canvas

Give a canvas a vintage, star-studded look when you create the DecoArt Vintage Patriotic Canvas!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Let paint and sealer dry between applications. Project time does not include this drying time. You may want to practice your technique or check your color by first making a smaller sample print on cardstock.
  • 2
    Use flat brush and Buttermilk to paint canvas.
  • 3
    Use pencil and ruler to mark spacing for seven stripes at one short edge.
  • 4
    Thin Country Red with water to make wash. Refer to photo and paint seven wavy stripes across canvas with wash, with some stripes extending off top and bottom edge.
  • 5
    Refer to photo and use flat brush and Williamsburg Blue to paint rectangle for star at upper left, following wavy line for bottom edge.
  • 6
    Refer to photo and use pencil to lightly draw star over center of Williamsburg Blue area. Use shader brush and Buttermilk to paint star.
  • 7
    Thin Black Plum with water for thin wash. Use flat brush and wash to paint vertical stripes across canvas where wavy line dips downward, fade out each side of lines with water on brush.
  • 8
    Use Shiny Black fabric paint to paint heart over star and words along bottom stripes.
  • 9
    Spray with sealer.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Art Supply Enterprises Canvas Studio 11 inch x 14 inch 104134555
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Buttermilk 104106660 (3)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Williamsburg Blue 104106666 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Country Red 104106620 (2)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Black Plum 104106616
  • Nicole™ Crafts Dimensional Fabric Paint 1.25 oz. Shiny Black 104762901
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Synthetic Flat Wash 3/4 104464133
  • Princeton Artist Brush Co. Brush Select Shader 10
  • Cardstock (optional - see step 1)
  • Water Container for Rinsing Brushes
  • Palette or Plastic Plate
  • Paper Towels or Cloths for Cleanup
  • Pencil