Animal Print Painting Technique | FaveCrafts.com

Follow Us on Facebook

Get updates from FaveCrafts.com posted directly to your News Feed.

Free Offer
Crochet Patterns, Painting Ideas, and More: 15 New DIY Crafts

Get crafty with crochet ideas, painting projects and other awesome crafts from this FREE e-book!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

(12)

Animal Print Painting Technique

By:

Whether you’re just home from an exotic trip or just dream about going on safari, this animal print technique from Krylon will bring the call of the wild to your home.
 

Animal Print Painting Technique
 

Materials:

  • Krylon Indoor/Outdoor Paint - Khaki (#52504)
  • Krylon Indoor/Outdoor Paint - Equestrian (#53553)
  • Krylon Indoor/Outdoor Paint - Black (#51601)
  • Krylon Indoor/Outdoor Paint - Leather Brown (#52501)
  • Krylon Premium Metallic - 18 KT. Gold Plate (#1000)
  • Krylon Crystal Clear Acrylic - Clear (#1303)
  • Wood Frame or Project of your choice
  • Small sea sponge
  • Scissors
  • Newspaper
  • Disposable rubber gloves
  • Disposable plastic tub

Surface Preparation:

  • When working with unfinished wood, prepare your surface by sanding smooth and wiping clean with a tack cloth. Apply a primer to seal the surface.
  • When working with bare metal, be sure surface is free of rust and oil. Apply a primer to seal the surface.
  • When working with plastic, glass or ceramic, lightly sand surface with fine grain sandpaper and wipe clean with a tack cloth. This will help the paint to adhere better to these smooth surfaces. Apply a primer to further improve adhesion.

Instructions:

  1. Place frame on newspaper to protect work area.
     
  2. Spray one light coat of Khaki on frame front and sides, following manufacturer's instructions.
     
  3. Spray one light coat of Equestrian in wide stripes, diagonally across frame.
     
  4. Mist entire frame lightly with 18 KT. Gold Plate. Let dry.
     
  5. Cut sea sponge to create cluster of spots to resemble small leopard spots. Lightly dampen sponge with water to soften. Wearing rubber gloves, spray Glossy Black into disposable plastic tub to form a puddle of paint. Dip sponge into paint and dab spots onto frame front and sides. Let dry.
     
  6. Cut sea sponge to create small spot for center of spot clusters. Spray Leather Brown into disposable plastic tub to form a puddle of paint. Dip sponge into paint and dab into center of each black spotted cluster. Let dry thoroughly.
     
  7. For added protection of your finished project, spray several light coats of Krylon® Crystal Clear as a final step. For projects that will be used outdoors or near a window, use Krylon® UV-Resistant Clear.


For more project ideas, please visit www.krylon.com/projects.

Your Recently Viewed Projects
Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.
Cancel Reply to Comment

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Discover crafting projects, free patterns, tips and special offers. Get free craft projects, how-to crafting tutorials & product reviews.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite crafts
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your crafts

 

Connect with Us

Find us online

  • Facebook
  • Google Plus
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter
  • Blog
  • Email
  • RSS

1

© Copyright 2014 Prime Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved.

www.favecrafts.com

close

Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

Was This Helpful?YesNo