Plastic Nesting Easter Eggs - Small Yellow Chick Topiary
- Yellow Flower Pot:
- FolkArt® Acrylic Colors – Titanium White, Yellow Light and Fresh Foliage
- FolkArt® Extreme Glitter™ – Hologram
- FolkArt® Artists’ Varnish – Matte
- 3" Terra Cotta Flower Pot
- Sea Sponge
- Paper Towels
- Paper Plate
- Foam Brush
- #10 Flat Brush
- Large PLastic Nesting Egg (Small Yellow):
- Plaid® FolkArt® Extreme Glitter Paint – Hologram
- Plaid® FolkArt® Metallic Paint – Sequin Black
- ¼” Stencil Brush
- Combing Tool or Toothpick
- Foam Sheet – Yellow, Orange and Glitter Green
- Fine Point Marker – Black
- Transfer Paper
- Scalloped Pinking Sheards
- Nesting Plastic Easter Eggs
- Small floral foam ball (cut in ½ to fit 3” pot)
- ¼” dowel rod (one per egg)
- Stencil Cutting Tool
Yellow Flower Pot
Wipe terra cotta pot with a moistened paper towel to remove dirt or dust.
Squeeze puddle of Titanium White onto paper plate.
Basecoat flower pot Titanium White using foam brush; allow to dry. If needed, apply a second coat.
Add to paper plate a small puddle of Yellow Light.
Wet sea sponge with water; wrap in paper towel and squeeze to remove excess moisture.
Dip moistened sponge into puddle of Titanium White. Dab in an up and down vertical motion onto clean area of paper plate to equally load surface of sponge with paint.
Dip same area of sponge into puddle of Yellow Light and dab again on same area of the plate.
Once sea sponge is properly loaded with both colors of paint. Dab the basecoated terra cotta pot. Again dab in an up and down motion. Do NOT drag the sponge across the pot in a sideway motion.
Load #10 Flat with Yellow Light. Paint vertical stripes on the pot rim. Allow to dry.
Load #10 Flat with Matte FolkArt® Artists’ Varnish; brush varnish on rim of terra cotta pot to seal painted area.
Using same brush, paint Hologram FolkArt® Extreme Glitter™ over sponged area. Allow to dry.
Cut small floral foam ball in ½. Paint with Fresh Foliage and allow to dry. Push into top of clay pot and poke hole in top of floral foam to create hole for dowel rod
Small Yellow Nesting Plastic Egg
Using stencil brush, apply Hologram Extreme Glitter to smallest yellow egg. While drying, transfer beak and wing patterns to foam and cut out. Use scalloped pinking shears on edge of wings as shown. Draw accent lines with black marker. Glue to top of egg as shown.
Using opposite end of stencil brush, apply Sequin Black dots for eyes on chick and to centers of flowers on largest pink egg.
Break eggs in ½ turning the bottom portion upside down. Use hot stencil cutter to make hole in bottom of egg to fit ¼” dowel rod. Put eggs back together.
Paint dowel rods with Fresh Foliage and allow to dry. Push through bottom of egg and use enough dowel so that it reaches the top. Push bottom of dowel into hole created in floral foam already inserted in Clay Pot.
Cut leaves from Glitter Green Fun foam and attach to Dowel Rod with glue to finish.