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How to create styrofoam heart with art anthology products

Create Styrofoam Heart With Art Anthology Products

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For this project I cut a heart out of a square piece of styrofoam.  I paper mache\u2019d it with newspaper and paper towel. Let this dry overnight. Once dry I covered the heart in Art Anthology Gesso.

For this project I cut a heart out of a square piece of styrofoam. I paper mache’d it with newspaper and paper towel. Let this dry overnight. Once dry I covered the heart in Art Anthology Gesso.

I chose my colors. I didn\u2019t choose traditional Valentine\u2019s Day colors. I used Sorbet Dimensional Paints in Imperial, and Baby Blue Eyes, and  Velvet Dimensional Paint in Limeaid

I chose my colors. I didn’t choose traditional Valentine’s Day colors. I used Sorbet Dimensional Paints in Imperial, and Baby Blue Eyes, and Velvet Dimensional Paint in Limeaid

I painted the colors with the pattern I wanted starting with the Imperial, then the Baby Blue Eyes, then the Limeaid.

I painted the colors with the pattern I wanted starting with the Imperial, then the Baby Blue Eyes, then the Limeaid.

I used Art Anthology Gesso with my finger and applied to the edges of each color to soften the look. Use a white paint pen to outline the edges of the colors, Do the same with a fine line black pen.

I used Art Anthology Gesso with my finger and applied to the edges of each color to soften the look. Use a white paint pen to outline the edges of the colors, Do the same with a fine line black pen.

Gesso letters, spray Colorations in Patience & Grape Soda until you get colors you want.

Gesso letters, spray Colorations in Patience & Grape Soda until you get colors you want.

Use Dottie Stencil & Gesso to add dots to the O & E, use Big Dip O\u2019 Ruby sorbet for L & V. Outline edges with black pen

Use Dottie Stencil & Gesso to add dots to the O & E, use Big Dip O’ Ruby sorbet for L & V. Outline edges with black pen

I used the black pen to outline the circle pattern from the stencil and this really made the dots pop

I used the black pen to outline the circle pattern from the stencil and this really made the dots pop

I grabbed a roll of black & white checkered duct tape, tore a piece off & added around outer edge of the heart. Paint letters KRAZY in black & outline in white. Adhere LOVE and Krazy to top of heart\u2026

I grabbed a roll of black & white checkered duct tape, tore a piece off & added around outer edge of the heart. Paint letters KRAZY in black & outline in white. Adhere LOVE and Krazy to top of heart…

hmm\u2026still not quite funky enough for me\u2026so I grabbed my black gel pen and decided to add black squares to the white lines I had added earlier\u2026And yes\u2026that is exactly what it needed.

hmm…still not quite funky enough for me…so I grabbed my black gel pen and decided to add black squares to the white lines I had added earlier…And yes…that is exactly what it needed.

  • Art Anthology Gesso
  • Baby Blue Eyes Sorbet
  • Limeaid Velvet
  • Imperial Sorbet
  • Styrofoam heart