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Reverse Painting Technique on Grafix Dura-Lar Film

Project Description: Learn a fun technique to use on Grafix Dura-Lar Film by reverse painting on this blank surface.

Designed by: Marlene van Niekerk

Difficulty: Moderately Challenging

Materials: 

  • Grafix Clear Dura-Lar Film
  • Acrylic Inks
  • A sheet of copier paper
  • Black paint marker
  • White paint marker
  • Design template
  • Scissors
  • Embroidery hoop

Steps to Make This:

  1. Use a design template of your choice and draw your design onto the copier paper with a black paint marker. Add doodles and add white highlights to your page using a white paint marker.
  2. Paint in your design on Grafix Clear Dura-Lar Film using acrylic inks. Like Pebeo Deco Craft or Schmincke Aero color.
  3. First paint in the individual flowers.
  4. Now paint your background and then flip your design around to see the final result.
  5. Select a pretty part of your design. Use the inner circle of an embroidery ring and trace the outer border.
  6. Cut 0.5 cm around your borderline.
  7. Now cut into the border (up to the line) every 0.5cm and then fold the border to the back.
  8. Stick double-sided tape to the outside of your inner ring.
  9. Now place you Dura-Lar sheet over your inner ring and place the outer ring around it and Viola! Your project is finished.
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