Quirky Hand-Lettered US Map

Quirky Hand-Lettered US Map

Posted by DecoArt on Mar 6th 2019

Turn a simple map into a quirky and colorful wall accent piece with Americana® Acrylics.


    • water container
    • palette or plastic plate
    • paper towels
    • flat brush
    • #5 round brush
    • #4 round brush
    • black fine point marker
    • 1/2" brush
    • United States of America corkboard


    1. Using a flat brush, paint evenly spaced states using Coral Blush.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Paint evenly spaced states using Hauser Light Green.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Paint evenly spaced states using Salem Blue.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Fill in the remaining states with Black Plum.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Using a fine tip marker or pen, hand write each state's name in its corresponding location. (Be creative and daring.) With a fine-tipped brush, paint the lettering in contrasting colors: Black Plum states use Coral Blush and all other bright colored states use Black Plum.
    10. Instruction #5