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Heart Necklaces with Metallic Accents

Heart Necklaces with Metallic Accents

Posted by DecoArt on Jan 12th 2016

Celebrate love with unique heart pendants made with DecoArt Media® Fluid Acrylics and Metallic Lustres.

SUPPLIES

    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • 1/4" flat brush
    • toothpicks
    • stylus
    • clean cloth
    • wire
    • air-dry paper clay

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Shape hearts out of the air-dry clay. Press diamond patterns and letters into the hearts with a stylus or texture tool. Use a small brush or toothpick to make holes in the clay to string later. Let dry completely.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. After the hearts have dried, paint them in Quinacridone Magenta, Raw Sienna, and Ultramarine Blue.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Rub a little Metallic Lustre on the hearts with a finger or clean cloth: Use Copper Kettle on Quinacridone Magenta, Brilliant Turquoise on Raw Sienna, and Gold Rush on Ultramarine Blue.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. String wire, floss, or ribbon through the hole to complete.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. For added durability, spray the heart pendants with Americana Spray Sealer in a finish of your choice. (We used Matte finish.)