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Velvet Stenciled Neon Bird Art

Velvet Stenciled Neon Bird Art

Posted by DecoArt on Aug 7th 2019

Add a bold pops of color to home décor with these neon birds painted on velvet with Americana Multi-Surface Acrylics.

SUPPLIES

    • stencil brush
    • stretched canvas
    • black velvet
    • staple gun and staples

    INSTRUCTIONS

    NOTES:

    Let dry completely between painting steps.

    1. Assemble the artboard by stretching a piece of black velvet fabric around a standard artist’s canvas and stapling in place. Position the bird portion of the Urban Ink Spirited stencil in the upper left corner.
    2. Instruction #1
    3. Using a stencil brush, paint the stencil onto the velvet with Cotton Ball.
    4. Instruction #2
    5. Apply a second coat of Cotton Ball and remove the stencil.
    6. Instruction #3
    7. Gently wash and dry the stencil. Flip the stencil over and position the bird portion on the bottom right corner of the artboard.
    8. Instruction #4
    9. Using a stencil brush, paint the stencil onto the velvet with Cotton Ball. Repeat with a second coat of paint for added coverage.
    10. Instruction #5
    11. Gently wash and dry the stencil. Re-position the stencil over the Cotton Ball-stenciled bird, making sure to align all of the edges as before.
    12. Using a stencil brush, paint the wings, tail, and head of the bird in Green (Neon). Repeat as needed for desired coverage.
    13. Instruction #7
    14. Paint the feathers in Yellow (Neon). Repeat as needed for desired coverage.
    15. Instruction #8
    16. Paint the beak in Orange (Neon).
    17. Instruction #9
    18. Paint the eye in Blue (Neon).
    19. Instruction #10
    20. Remove the stencil. Gently wash and dry the stencil before using on the second stenciled bird.
    21. Re-position the stencil over the other stenciled bird. Using a stencil brush, paint the wings and head in Yellow (Neon), the feathers in Blue (Neon), the beak in Orange (Neon), and the eye in Green (Neon).
    22. Instruction #12