Black Canvas with Red Flower
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Black Canvas with Red Flower

This art piece makes a bold statement with acrylic paint on a black canvas.

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
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 Liquitex® Heavy Body Acrylics, small

Liquitex® Heavy Body Acrylics


Material List

  • Liquitex® Acrylic Paint (we used): Pyrrole Red, Pyrrole Crimson, Colbalt Teal, Translucent Burnt Umber, Black, White
  • Paintbrush
  • Liner Brush
  • Stylus or other pointed tool

Project Instructions

Use black to paint flower on canvas.

Paint the background with Cobalt Teal and White, leaving a small border of black canvas. While paint is still wet, scratch in background words with a stylus or pointed tool.

Paint in petals with Pyrrole Crimson; let dry. Dry brush Pyrrole Red for highlights as shown.

Using a liner brush and Black, outline petals.

Shade around outside flower with Translucent Burnt Umber.


Use this piece for inspiration when creating your own work of art.