Paint

Handprint Canvas

By  Melony Miller Bradley 

size: 14"x18"

  • Handprint Canvas

Materials

  • Stretched canvas, 14”x18”

Tools

  • The Crafter’s Workshop Marquee Letters Stencil (TCW300)
  • DecoArt Americana Acrylic Paints: Irish Moss, Espresso, Cinnamon Drop, Spa Blue
  • Quick-drying craft glue

Basic Supplies

  • paintbrush, pencil, ruler, wax paper, newspaper (to cover work surface), black marker
  • 1. On covered work surface, paint canvas Spa Blue. Let dry. Paint 2"x12" tree trunk Espresso on center of canvas. Let dry.
  • 2. Squeeze Irish Moss and Cinnamon Drop paint on wax paper. Use paintbrush to spread out so area is large enough for kid's hand. Have each kid press hand on paint; press hand on canvas at top of tree trunk. Let dry. Repeat again, adding additional handprints. Let dry.
  • 3. Use letters stencil and pencil to transfer "Happy Father's day" on bottom of canvas. Fill in letters using black marker. Let dry.
  • Tip
  • 1. Add personalized messages for Dad with marker on each handprint.