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"Sensational Swimmers" Design Variation

Posted on: February 08th, 2019

This design variation takes the "Sensational Swimmers" to a grassy field to enjoy the beautiful weather. This design is a great addition to any summer decor with its perfect combination of retro and modern vibes. 

Let us know what you think in the comments below!

 

Note: You must purchase the original pattern to complete this design variation.

 

Name of piece: Sensational Swimmers

Approximate working time: 2 hours

Number of Social Artworking colors needed: 7

Number of Social Artworking brushes needed: 2

 

Social Artworking Colors Used:

Titanium White

Phthalo Green

Mars Black

Green Oxide

Bright Red

Burnt Sienna

Yellow Oxide

 

Social Artworking Brushes Used:

¾” Flat

No. 2 Round

 

Other Social Artworking Supplies Needed:

16” x 20” Social Artworking canvas, water basin, palette, stylus or pen, grey transfer paper

 

Instructions:

REVISED STEP ONE

Use ¾” Flat Brush to mix (1) part Titanium White with (1) part Green Oxide. Use mix to paint entire canvas with horizontal strokes. Rinse Brush. Let dry. 

TRANSFER PATTERN

Trace and transfer pattern onto canvas; however, shift the pattern 2 inches to the left, and extend the swimsuit bottoms as skirts or shorts just below the ladies' knees. Leave out lady furthest to the left. Refer to methodology for detailed instructions. 

STEP TWO

Follow the original instructions.

REVISED STEP THREE

Use No. 2 Round Brush to mix (1) part Titanium White, and very small amount of Phthalo Green. Use mix to paint clothing. Refer to photo for placement. Save mix for STEP FOUR. Rinse Brush.

REVISED STEP FOUR

Use No. 2 Round Brush and Mars Black to paint shoes, hair, grass, and flower stems. Refer to photo for placement. Rinse brush. 

Use handle end of No. 2 Round Brush dipped into mix from STEP THREE to add polka dot details to clothing. Refer to photo for placement. Rinse handle. 

STEP FIVE

Follow the original instructions.

STEP SIX

Follow the original instructions.

STEP SEVEN

Follow the original instructions.

STEP EIGHT

Follow the original instructions.

SKIP STEP NINE

STEP TEN

Follow the original instructions.

STEP ELEVEN

Follow the original instructions.

SKIP STEP TWELVE 

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