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Mermaids & Outer Space Canvases Project

MERMAID & OUTER SPACE CANVASES

LEVEL: EASY


WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Semco Acrylic paint
  • 8 X 8 X 10" Canvas
  • Semco palette
  • Crafters choice paint brushes
  • Assorted coloured card
  • Scissors
  • Glue gun
  • Double sided tape
  • Rhinestones

Mermaids & Outer Space Canvases Project
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INSTRUCTIONS

MERMAIDS

Canvas 1:

  • Cut out scale shapes from different coloured paper or cards.
  • Use double sided tape to stick scales in a multi coloured pattern to the canvas.

Canvas 2:

  • Paint background colour, you may need a few coats to get a solid colour.
  • Once background is dry, paint on mermaid tail design.
  • Use a glue gun to glue gemstones on to embellish tail.

Canvas 3:

  • Paint background colour, you may need a few coats to get a solid colour.
  • Once dry, draw outline of shell design and paint.
  • Use glue gun to glue on gemstones and embellish shell design to finish.

Canvas 4:

  • Paint background colour, you may need a few coats to get a solid colour.
  • Cut out strips of glitter paper and use double sided tape to stick onto canvas once dry.
  • Trace out letter onto paper and cut out.
  • Attach letter to canvas using double sided tape.
  • Use glue gun to glue on gemstones around the outside edge of the letter.


OUTER SPACE

Canvas 1:.

  • Paint background colour, you may need a few coats to get a solid colour.
  • Trace around the canvas and create a mount out of paper to frame the outside of the canvas.
  • Cut out strips of glitter paper and use double sided tape to decorate the mount.
  • Trace out letter onto paper and cut out.
  • Attach letter to canvas using double sided tape.
  • Use glue gun to glue on gemstones around the outside edge of the letter.

Canvas 2:

  • Paint background colour, you may need a few coats to get a solid colour.
  • Once background is dry, paint on mermaid tail design.
  • Use a glue gun to glue gemstones on to embellish tail.

Canvas 3:

  • Paint background colour, you may need a few coats to get a solid colour.
  • Draw a rocket and use different coloured paper or card to make up rocket design. Stick together with double sided tape.
  • Cut out a quarter of a circle shape and use double sided tape to stick in corner to create a moon.
  • Use a hot glue gun to glue on gemstones around the outside of rocket to create stars.

Canvas 4:

  • Paint background colour, you may need a few coats to get a solid colour.
  • Draw planet shape and cut out of different coloured paper and card.
  • Stick on canvas with double sided tape to finish.
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