Animal Silhouette Ornament Trio

Animal Silhouette Ornament Trio

Posted by DecoArt on Dec 1st 2014

Silhouettes of a seal, lion, and elephant highlight this trio of holiday ornaments.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • rubbing alcohol
    • #8 round brush
    • Contac® paper
    • black fine point marker
    • cosmetic sponge
    • ribbon
    • round glass ornaments


    1. Using a cosmetic sponge, paint the ornaments by dabbing paint from top to bottom: Blue to to White; Yellow to White; and Purple to White, overlapping the colors for a seamless blend. (Refer to photo for placement.)
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Trace each pattern onto Contac paper. Place the Contac paper silhouettes on the ornaments and trace with a black marker: seal on the Blue/White ornament; lion on the Yellow/White; and elephant on the Purple/White.
    4. Use a #8 round brush to paint the silhouettes with two coats of Black.
    5. Use the handle end of the #8 round brush to dab on 3D dots on the same color ornament with True Blue, Bright Yellow, and Lavender.
    6. Use a #8 round brush to paint the ornament tops individually in True Blue, Bright Yellow, and Lavender. While still damp, wipe back the paint with a paper towel.
    7. Loop ribbon in corresponding color through the ornament holder and tie in a knot.


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