Painted Cacti Canvas Set

Painted Cacti Canvas Set

Posted by DecoArt on Apr 27th 2016

Add warmth and a Southwestern flair to any room with the latest colors of Americana® Acrylics.


    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • #2 round brush
    • #10 flat brush
    • #1 liner brush
    • pen or pencil
    • stretched canvas


    1. Use a flat brush to paint two canvases Warm White and two with Aqua Sky. Rinse brush. Let dry. Use a flat brush with Desert Cactus, Frosted Plum, Bright Salmon, and Chartreuse Yellow to paint the sides of the canvases plus a border around each front. Rinse brush.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Print patterns to fit the canvas size. Use a pen or pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to transfer the patterns on each canvas. Use a round brush to basecoat each cactus using Bright Salmon, Colonial Blue, Chartreuse Yellow, and Desert Cactus. Rinse brush.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use the round and liner brushes to mix Warm White with Bright Salmon and paint details on the circle cacti and the Bright Salmon-colored cactus. Rinse brush. Use Frosted Plum and Colonial Blue to paint the cacti on the Colonial Blue and Warm White canvases. (See photo.) Rinse brush.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use the round and liner brushes with Lamp Black to paint open and closed triangles and open and closed circles in the backgrounds. Rinse brushes.
    8. Instruction #4


    Cactus Pattern