Caroling Snowman Treat Pail


size: varies

Materials

  • Metal pail (available at home improvement stores)
  • Ceramcoat Acrylic Paints (Delta Crafts): Brown Iron Oxide; Sonoma Wine; Barn Red; White; Black; Burnt Sienna; Gold Americana; French Grey Blue; Hauser Medium Green; Forest Green; Burnt Orange; Desert Sand; Honey Brown; Light Buttermilk; Uniform Blue; Antique Gold; Raw Sienna; Moon Yellow
  • Cosmetic blush and cotton-tip swab

Basic Supplies

newspaper (to cover work surface)

Tools

  • Paintbrushes: Shaders (Papillon), #2, #4, #6; Wash (Papillon); Liner (Papillon); Deer Foot (Loew-Cornell)
  • Gesso
  • Black permanent marker

Directions

  • 1. Clean and dry pail. Use wash brush to apply one coat of gesso. Let dry. Basecoat Desert Sand; let dry. Print out pattern. Transfer design, except faces, to pail.
  • 2. For tree, use #6 shader to basecoat Hauser Medium Green, shade Forest Green and highlight Light Buttermilk. Use end of brush to add dots of Gold for garland.
  • 3. For trunk, use #4 shader to basecoat Burnt Sienna, shade Brown Iron Oxide and highlight Light Buttermilk.
  • 4. For snowman and snow, use #6 shader to basecoat Light Buttermilk and shade Desert Sand. Use deer foot brush and White to go over areas lightly, Use end of brush to make snow dots.
  • 5. For face, transfer pattern. Use liner and Black to paint eyes and mouths. Use #2 shader to paint nose Burnt Orange, shade Burnt Sienna and highlight Moon Yellow. For cheeks, use #4 shader or cotton-tip swab to apply blush.
  • 6. For arms, use liner to paint Black and highlight Light Buttermilk.
  • 7. For blue sections of scarves, use #4 shader to basecoat French Grey Blue, shade Uniform Blue and highlight Light Buttermilk. For red sections, use #4 shader to basecoat Barn Red, shade Sonoma Wine and highlight Light Buttermilk. Use liner to paint stripes Antique Gold.
  • 8. For blue sections of stocking hat, use #4 shader to basecoat French Grey Blue, shade Uniform Blue and highlight Light Buttermilk. For red sections, use #4 shader to basecoat Antique Gold, shade Raw Sienna and highlight Light Buttermilk. For fringe, use liner and Barn Red for red scarf and French Grey Blue for blue scarf.
  • 9. For black hats, use #6 shader to basecoat band French Grey Blue, shade Uniform Blue and highlight Light Buttermilk. Basecoat rest of hat Black and highlight Light Buttermilk.
  • 10. For books, use #2 shader to basecoat Honey Brown, shade Raw Sienna and highlight Moon Yellow.
  • 11. For candle, use #2 shader to basecoat Antique Gold, shade Raw Sienna and highlight Moon Yellow. For drips use liner and Light Buttermilk. For flame, use liner to paint bottom of flame Barn Red and top of flame Moon Yellow. For glue, use #2 shader and Moon Yellow.
  • 12. For music notes, use liner and Black.
  • 13. Outline details with marker. Apply sealer.
  • 14. Instructions for oreo truffles recipe. (see photos)

by Cheryl Nuccio

Pattern - Caroling Snowman Treat Pail

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