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Framed Faux Pressed Leaves

Framed Faux Pressed Leaves

Posted by DecoArt on Jan 1st 2017

Create an upscale look using Americana Gloss Enamels.

SUPPLIES

    • flat brush
    • frame
    • printed images
    • round brush
    • plexiglass

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Collect hanging frames. If desired, cut pieces of thin plexiglass to fit inside of the frames if you don't want to paint on the glass.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Print out pictures of your favorite leaves to coordinate with the size of the frame. Use painter's tape to tape photo behind plexiglass. Using Hauser Dark Green (or desired color), paint the leaves in.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Remove the taped photo from the back of the plastic. Using various greens and a brown, paint in your shadows and highlights on each leaf.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Once dried, insert painted plastic into frames.