Kentucky Image Transfer with Painted Quote

Kentucky Image Transfer with Painted Quote

Posted by DecoArt on Aug 7th 2016

Take your own photos and easily turn them into artwork with Image Transfer, Americana, and your favorite quotes.


    • 2" flat brush
    • small spray bottle of water
    • computer and printer
    • computer paper
    • tracing & transfer paper
    • #1 round brush
    • 11" x 14" canvas
    • pen or pencil


    1. You will need a ink jet photo, canvas, brushes, and Image Transfer or Matte Medium. Brush Matte Medium or Decou-Page Image Transfer onto the canvas and place the photo face down. Do not put the medium on the back of the photo. Follow label instructions on dry times.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Spritz the back of the paper and rub with your finger or a sponge in a circular motion until all the white paper is removed. Let dry.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Repeat previous step if paper residue starts to reappear. Once all paper residue is gone, slightly wet paper and quickly apply with a flat brush more Decou-Page Image Transfer medium or Matte Medium. This will seal the surface.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Once dry, use a flat brush to paint the border and edges of the canvas with Americana Rookwood Red.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use a pen or pencil to trace and transfer the Kentucky quote on the bottom half of the canvas. Then use a small round brush with Americana Snow Titanium White to paint the quote.
    10. Instruction #5


    "my Old Kentucky Home" Pattern