Leo Canvas Shoes

Leo Canvas Shoes

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 27th 2014

Add a stylish animal print to plain canvas shoes for a colorful safari look.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • #2 liner brush
    • #8 round brush
    • stylus
    • turquoise canvas shoes



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Apply Buff Beige to the top section of the shoe using a #8 round brush and a dabbing technique. Rinse brush.
    2. Use #8 round brush to mix (1) part Buff Beige with (1) part Coffee Bean. Use mix to paint medium brown spots. Rinse brush. Save mix for future step.
    3. Use #8 round brush with Coffee Bean to make darker spots. Rinse brush.
    4. Use #2 liner brush and load with Coffee Bean to paint tiger stripes on the front and sides of shoe.
    5. Use same brush with Coffee Bean to paint small triangles along the top of the shoe. Rinse brush.
    6. On the opposite side of dark triangles, use the #2 liner brush with mix from step 2 to make more triangles. Rinse brush.
    7. Use stylus with Turquoise Waters to make a dot in each triangle. Wipe off stylus.
    8. Allow to air cure/dry for seven days before wearing.