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Follow along and Let's Make Art!
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  • How to paint a painting. Let's Make Art! - Step 1
    Step 1

    Americana Acrylics
    Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paints
    Basic canvas

  • How to paint a painting. Let's Make Art! - Step 2
    Step 2

    1. & 2. Squirt 3 background colors on the canvas, blue on bottom, white in the center and an orange on top, and then blend them together and let dry.
    3. 4. & 5. Paint bright green cactus leaves in the center and then shade on the left with dark green and highlight on the right with light green
    6. 7. & 8. Paint orange cactus leaves on the left side of the canvas and highlight on the left with yellow and shade on the right with darker orange.
    9. & 10. Paint black cactus leaves on the right side of the canvas and highlight them with gray on the left side of the leaves.
    11. & 12. Pencil in circles and semi-circles for flowers and then fill them in with white
    13. 14. & 15. On the right side of the canvas paint petals in light yellow starting on the outside of the white circle (covering the edges) and then working your way in with orange and then red in the center
    *Continue filling in the flowers to your liking
    16. & 17. With the Allure, made dots around the leaves in contrasting colors
    18. Paint larger dots on the leaves with more paint using a fine brush

  • Step 3

    Watch how to paint it here!

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