Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

snowman christmas ornament

Add a touch of whimsical charm to your tree with your own painted snowman ornament!
Step 1

Use a thin paintbrush to draw and fill in the silhouette of a snowman onto the front of your ornament with white paint. Repeat for a second (and third) coat if needed until white becomes solid and paintbrush strokes are less noticeable. Let dry completely.
TIP: Use the scrap paper to practice drawing and painting a snowman silhouette to your liking before painting onto an ornament. 

Step 2

Using the black paint, paint on a hat, but leave a gap to later add a red line to go across the front. Also, paint the eyes and smile. Let dry.

Step 3

Blend Native Turquoise paint with a little white to create the shadow on the left side of your snowman silhouette. Let dry.

Step 4
Use Flame paint to add a carrot nose. Let dry.
Step 5

Use Piglet Pink paint to add cheeks and the first layer of a scarf, including the tassel fringe on ends. Let dry.

Step 6

Now, with Cherry paint, fill in the red line gap on the black hat. Also, add the stripes to the scarf and dots at end of tassels and gloves. Let dry.

Step 7

Add a vest with Rainforest green paint. Let dry.

Step 8

Use Native Turquoise paint to outline the silhouette of the snowman and draw in his arms. Let dry.

Step 9

Paint the plaid pattern on your snowman’s vest with Sand Bucket Green paint.

Step 10

With Forrest Green paint, add holly leaves to the hat; then add three holly berries with the Cherry paint. Let dry.

Step 11
Add mini snowballs inside your ornament.

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