DecoArt® Christmas Candy Train

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by DecoArt® Design Team

DecoArt® Christmas Candy Train

Create a unique dish for holiday candies with DecoArt’s Americana® Acrylics.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Remove product label from wooden train before beginning project. Refer to project photo for design placement.
  • 2
    Use #12 flat brush to basecoat engine Santa Red, avoiding funnel, stripes, and nose of train. Rinse brush.
  • 3
    Use #6 flat brush with Marigold to paint tip of funnel and nose of train. Rinse brush.
  • 4
    Use #12 flat brush to mix (1) part Snow White with (1) part Lamp Black. Use mix to paint roof of engine. Rinse brush. Use same mix with #2 round brush to paint stripes.
  • 5
    Use #12 flat brush with Snow White to paint train wheels. Rinse brush.
  • 6
    Use #1 liner brush handle end dipped in Snow White to dots to dark grey stripes. Wipe off handle.
  • 7
    Trace and transfer peppermint wheels using pen or pencil.
  • 8
    Use #2 round brush to mix (1) part Snow White with (1) part Santa Red. Use mix to fill in peppermint design. Rinse brush. Use #1 liner brush dipped in Santa Red to outline Snow White/Santa Red area and add line in between each. Rinse brush.
  • 9
    Use #12 flat brush to basecoat next carriage Indian Turquoise. Rinse brush.
  • 10
    Use same brush to paint inside of carriage Santa Red. Rinse brush.
  • 11
    Use same brush with Snow White to paint wheels. Let dry completely.
  • 12
    Trace and transfer design onto carriage and wheels.
  • 13
    Use #6 flat brush to basecoat candy canes Snow White. Rinse brush and use same with Santa Red to paint stripes on candy canes. Rinse brush.
  • 14
    Use #1 liner brush with Indian Turquoise to paint design on wheels. Rinse brush.
  • 15
    Use #12 flat brush to basecoat next carriage Citron Green. Rinse brush.
  • 16
    Use same brush with Carousel Pink to basecoat inside of carriage. Rinse brush.
  • 17
    Use same brush to basecoat wheels Snow White. Rinse brush. Let completely dry.
  • 18
    Trace and transfer gum drops and wheel design.
  • 19
    Use #6 flat brush to paint gumdrops using: Carousel Pink, Cadmium Yellow, Lamp Black, Santa Red, Kelly Green, Purple Cow, and Bright Orange. Rinse brush before switching colors and when finished.
  • 20
    Use #2 round brush with Kelly Green to paint peppermint on wheels. Rinse brush.
  • 21
    Use #1 liner brush with Citron Green to outline Kelly Green and add line in middle. Rinse brush.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Snow (Titanium) White 104106580
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Cadmium Yellow 104106586
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Kelly Green 104106559
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Lamp (Ebony) Black 104106681
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Indian Turquoise 104106689
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Santa Red 104106615
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Marigold 104106627
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Bright Orange 104106645
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Citron Green 104106652
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Purple Cow 104521667
  • DecoArt® Americana® Acrylic Paint 2 oz. Carousel Pink 104521681
  • Nicole™ Crafts Wood Train 3 pc. 104564615
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 12 104118907
  • Daler-Rowney Simply Simmons Brush Flat Shader Size 6 104618376
  • Loew-Cornell® Taklon Brush Round 2 104548598
  • Loew-Cornell® Taklon Brush Liner 1 104548626
  • Loew-Cornell® White Transfer Paper 9 inch x 13 inch 4 pc. 104548578
  • Paper towels
  • Water basin
  • Palette or plastic plate
  • Pencil
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