Zebra Clipboard by Americana®
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Zebra Clipboard by Americana®

Show everyone your wild side with this zebra print clipboard.
Craft Time: 30 minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Americana® Acrylic Paint – Titanium White, Lamp Black, Peony Pink and Turquoise Blue
  • Wood Picture Frame, 8"x10"
  • Wood Clipboard
  • Paintbrushes – #12 Flat, ¾" Flat and #4 Round
  • Water Container
  • Palette (or Plastic Plate)
  • Paper Towels
  • Zebra Border
  • Cosmetic Sponge
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Painter’s Tape, 1"
 

Project Instructions

Step 1 Use Painter’s Tape to make a horizontal border 3½" from the bottom and 2½" from the top. Leave the tape on.

Step 2 Use a ¾" Flat brush to fill center with Turquoise Blue. Rinse brush. Remove the tape.

Step 3 Use same brush to paint the top and bottom Snow (Titanium) White.

Step 4 Then use a #4 Round brush to paint a Black Initial in the center of the turquoise. Let dry.

Step 5 Use same brush with white to make a shadow around the letter.

Step 6 Dip brush handle in Peony Pink to make polka dots in the letter.

Step 7 With same brush and color, paint a line where the turquoise touches the white on the top and bottom.

Step 8 Use the zebra border over the white areas. Take a cosmetic sponge lightly dipped in black and dab over stencil until all the white area has stripes.

Tips

Allow to dry between steps.

Craft Notes

Crafted for Michaels by the DecoArt® Design Team.