Bright Deer Head Canvas with Chevrons

Bright Deer Head Canvas with Chevrons

Posted by DecoArt on Dec 21st 2015

Flashes of neon color give a modern twist to a winter-themed canvas accent.


    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • scissors
    • ruler
    • pencil
    • #3 round brush
    • 1/4" flat brush
    • #0 round brush
    • canvas
    • copy paper



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a ruler to make triangle shapes with a pencil on the canvas. (If needed, use the provided triangle template and tracing and transfer papers.)
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint the triangles with Citron Green and Sour Apple in a chevron pattern. (See photo.)
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Print out and cut out the deer silhouette. Position the deer pattern onto the canvas and trace with a pencil.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Apply several coats of White Gesso to the deer outline using a #3 round brush. (This will help achieve vibrant colors.)
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Apply Bubblegum Pink to the deer head with a #3 round brush.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Outline the deer and chevron pattern using a Crystal Craft Twinkles Writer.
    12. Instruction #6


    Deer Head Pattern
    Triangle Pattern