FolkArt® Daisies in Gray Vase

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by Julie Lewis, Plaid®

FolkArt® Daisies in Gray Vase

A vase of daisies create a bright focal point in your home. The stenciling and hand painting creates a nice effect.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 to 2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Cut three, 4 inch circles from the canvas to form the coasters.
  • 2
    Apply a Moon Yellow base coat to the square frame Moon Yellow and a Sunflower base coat to the coasters. Let paint dry.
  • 3
    Transfer vase pattern to canvas. Paint Battleship Gray and let dry. Paint bead on vase foot Greenscape and let dry.
  • 4
    Lay stencil over vase and tape off where stencil overlaps onto background. Using stencil brush, stencil image with Greenscape, then lightly blend Battleship Gray and Wicker White to highlight in places. Remove stencil and let paint dry.
  • 5
    Transfer leaves from the painting stencil to canvas. Paint a base coat of Hauser Green Medium on two back leaves first. Using Size 6 brush, mix Hauser Green Medium and Citrus Green to paint simple brushstrokes along edge of leaf. From center of leaf outwards, paint same brushstroke to shade. Mix Hauser Green Medium and Wicker White to paint small highlight where the two shades of green meet.
  • 6
    Paint the front three leaves in the same manner. Use Citrus Green and White for outer brushstroke, Hauser Green Medium for center brushstroke and mix Citrus Green and Wicker White for highlight. Use liner brush to paint veins on leaves and for vines. Let paint dry.
  • 7
    Paint stems with round brush 6 in Citrus Green. Shade with Hauser Green Medium and highlight with Citrus Green and Wicker White. Let paint dry.
  • 8
    Tape off bottom edge of canvas and paint with Pueblo and Vivid Orange, blending the two colors as paint is applied.
  • 9
    Using size 8 brush, paint petals of daisies by stroking brush from outer edge of coaster towards center with Wicker White. Mix Wicker White with Sunflower and shade by stroking brush from center out on each petal. After the paint has dried, add petal details with liner brush.
  • 10
    Paint second layer of petals with Wicker White and let dry. Brush a few coats of paint to make petals more opaque and let dry. Shade and highlight with liner brush and let dry.
  • 11
    Mix Wicker White and Moon Yellow. Using liner brush and small strokes, begin painting in center of daisy. Overlap strokes as you move towards center and mix colors to highlight and shade.
  • 12
    Glue daisies to canvas.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 to 2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Nicole™ Crafts Plastic Canvas White 11 inch x 13 inch 104231790
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Sunflower 104107525
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pearl Lemon Silk 104769905
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Hauser Green Medium 104107550
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Wicker White 104107634
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Pueblo 104770061
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Battleship Grey 100368302
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Greenscape 104770079
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Moon Yellow 104770089
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Citrus Green 104770091
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bark Brown 104770149
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Vivid Orange 104770157
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Thicket 104107649
  • Plaid® FolkArt® Stencil Scroll 104560702
  • Fredrix® Canvas Coasters 4 inch 6 pc.
  • Art Supply Enterprise Studio Canvas 12 inch x 12 inch 104134549
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Round Size 6 104118924
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Round Size 8 104118925
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Liner Size 1 104118916
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Wash Size 3/4 104118914
  • Nicole™ Crafts Stencil Brush 1/2 inch 104114459
  • Aleene's® 4 oz. Original Tacky Glue® 104148018
  • 3M™ 3/4 inch x 60 yard Painter Masking Tape 104148328
  • Nicole™ Crafts White Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch 4 pc. 104111939
  • Pencil
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