Painted Square Santa Ornament

Painted Square Santa Ornament

Posted by DecoArt on Dec 3rd 2015

Hang this Santa squarely on your holiday tree using Americana® Acrylics.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • tracing paper
    • transfer paper
    • #6 flat brush
    • #1 liner brush
    • pen or pencil
    • small square bisque ornament



    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Use a pen or pencil and the tracing and transfer papers to trace and transfer the Santa face onto the square bisque ornament.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Use the #6 flat brush and Snow White to paint the brim of the hat, beard, and mustache.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Use the #6 flat brush to mix (1) part Snow White with (1) part Buttermilk. Use the mix to paint the face.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Use the #1 liner brush to mix (2) parts Snow White with (1) part Boysenberry Pink. Use the mix to fill in the cheeks, bottom lip, and nose. Add more Snow White to the mix. Use the new mix and the #1 liner brush to highlight the nose.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Use the #6 flat brush and Santa Red to fill in Santa's hat.
    10. Use the #6 flat brush and Shimmering Silver to paint the bell on the hat.
    11. Instruction #6
    12. Use the #1 liner brush and Boysenberry Pink to paint stripes on the hat.
    13. Instruction #7
    14. Use the #1 liner brush and Lamp Black to outline, fill in the eyes, and add detail to the bell.
    15. Instruction #8


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