Buttons Snowman ⛄️

christmas snowman winter Dec 06, 2023

We are using a large 8x16 canvas to create a snowman art piece! This one is great for the holiday and winter season! I'll show you how to paint this from start to finish as well as add some fun embellishments, like real buttons, glass, and floral pick elements.

Grab your tracer, tape it to your canvas, place graphite paper underneath, and trace your snowman onto your canvas with a stylus. I am going to sketch mine out, but you can use the tracer if you would like to.

Next, I'm going to add a coat of white paint to my snowman and a coat of black paint to his hat. Dry with a heat tool.

Paint his scarf with Cherry Red paint and paint the nose with Red Spice. Dry again with a heat tool.

Let's add details! Add a quick coat of white on the snowman and add Slate Grey paint around the edges to add some shadowing. Add a second coat of black paint to the hat and then add in white for highlights. For the nose, I'll add more Red Spice and then Burnt Umber for shadows and white for...

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Snowballs for Sale Snowman ☃️

snowman winter Dec 07, 2022

Today we have a cute little snowman that is going to be all glass! I cut a hat out of sheet glass, I have cardinal gemstones, and I have a glass scarf cut from a mercury glass vase. I have lots of other goodies to add to my canvas along with an adorable sign that says "Snowballs 4 Sale" and some crackle stenciling for the background. Let's get started!

We are using an 8x10 canvas. First, we are going to paint our background with white paint and then I'm going to add a light blue. I'll keep the bottom white for my snow. Let dry. Then, I'm going to take my crackle stencil and use a round brush to add Metallic White paint. 

Grab your tracer, tape it to the canvas, place transfer paper underneath, and trace your snowman scene with a stylus onto the canvas. Then, I'm going to paint my snowman white. Let dry and do a second coat of white. I'm also going to add a little bit of Oyster Beige for shadowing. Let dry.


Now, we are going to add our...

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