Snowman Smile Snowglobe by Deb Antonick

  1. Prepare the wood surface with a coat of Gesso. Let dry. Sand lightly.
  2. Paint the globes with Snow “Titanium” White. Paint the Bases with Silver.
  3. Seal the Gesso with a thin coat of Matte Medium. Let dry.
  4. Tip: Stamping with Acrylic paint over the Matte Medium will allow you to wipe off the stamp with a baby wipe before it dries.
  5. Stamp the images onto each globe.
  6. Paint the first coat of each color on the images with watered down paints.
  7. Shade with the paint full strength. Deepen shading with the darker valuesAdd tints of complimentary colors such as yellows on greens, and oranges on reds, greens on blues etc.
  8. Shade all the white areas with Burnt Umber.
  9. Shade the silver bases with Lamp Black.
  10. Use the liner brush and Snow Titanium White to add the snow.
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Also uses these supplies:

Stampendous: Embossing Powder – TP101 Silver Tinsel, EP030 Kaleidoscope

Surface:  3 x 6" Snowglobe Ornaments #31-L646
Chipboard – Holly Berry Assembly
Stamps:  QS5040 Santa Wink set, CRW213 Snowman Scarf, CRP337 Snowman Smile,
CRS5107 Intricate Snowflakes
VersaMark Watermark Stamp Pad
Embossing pen
Paints and Mediums:
DecoArt Media Gesso
DecoArt Media Matte Medium
DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics – Vermilion, Diarylide Yellow, Hansa Yellow Medium, Raw Sienna, Burnt Sienna, Pyrrole Red, Quinacridone Red, Quinacridone Magenta, Burnt Umber, Green Gold, Sap Green, Cobalt Teal Hue, Cobalt Turquoise Hue,
DecoArt Acrylics – Snow “Titanium” White, Lamp Black
DecoArt Extreme Sheens - Silver
Small brayer, baby wipes, Nuvo Deluxe Adhesive, heat gun
Note – I use the point blenders to paint with like a marker, Loading with very little paint. I apply shading with the ⅜ angle shader.
 Dynasty IPC Small and Medium Point Blenders, Dynasty IPC Mop Brush, Dynasty Black Gold Series 200, ¾”, ½” flat brush, #1 Liner brush, 3/8 Angular Shader

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