"FLY" Metal Patina Marquee Sign

"FLY" Metal Patina Marquee Sign

Posted by DecoArt on Oct 26th 2015

Let inspiration take flight on a sign lit with Americana® Multi-Surface Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • 1/2" flat brush
    • glass cleaner
    • marquee letters

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Remove any light bulbs or hardware. Thoroughly clean the letter surfaces using glass cleaner.
    2. Paint each of the letters inside and out with two coats of Bittersweet.
    3. Instruction #2
    4. Using a 1/2" flat brush, dry-brush a small amount of Black Tie onto the inside and outside of each letter to create shadows.
    5. Instruction #3
    6. Dry-brush small amounts of Coastal Waters onto the inside and outside of each letter to give an oxidized metal look.
    7. Dry-brush a small amount of Chocolate (Metallic) onto the inside and outside of each letter to give it a look of metal.
    8. Insert the globes and lights according to the package instructions.
    9. Instruction #6