Squeegee Art | Mushroom Art

Squeegee Art | Mushroom Art

Posted by DecoArt on Sep 16th 2021

DIY a mushroom art squeegee painting with some Americana® Acrylic art and craft paints and one swipe!


    • baby wipes
    • squeegee
    • freezer paper
    • 11" x 14" canvas


    1. First, cover your work space, as you will be physically moving the paint across the artwork. Freezer paper works well as a covering. Then gather your squeegee art materials, either 11" x 14" canvas paper or a stretched canvas and a 12" squeegee.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Next, gather the Americana Acrylic colors: Lavender, Bright Orange, Vivid Violet, Ocean Blue, and Jadeite Glass.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Squeeze Lavender Americana Acrylic paint out and loosely draw a mushroom. Pour more paint onto the surface inside the mushroom outline using Vivid Violet. Add dots of violet in the negative space as well.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Squeeze additional dots and lines onto the mushroom art design using Bright Orange.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Add even more dots and lines to the design by squeezing Jadeite Glass onto the squeegee art piece.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Across the top of the canvas/paper, squeeze some lines of Ocean Blue Americana Acrylic.
    12. Instruction #6
    13. Place the squeegee above the blue paint.
    14. Instruction #7
    15. Drag the squeegee with light pressure down the surface from top to bottom, past the bottom edge. Clean off the squeegee with baby wipes. Scrape the surface again with light pressure, if needed.
    16. Instruction #8
    17. This project shows you a way to try a popular trend using acrylic paint! Squeegee art is a fun and easy technique to make a creative art piece that's guaranteed unique.
    18. Instruction #9