MeetMinnie Magazine Winter 2016/17
DIY THUMBPRINT FRAMED ART
TOOLS & MATERIALS: frame with mat, heavyweight art paper, acrylic paint, mounting tape, shallow disposable bowl or dish, scissors, permanent marker or pen (optional)
INSTRUCTIONS: We love the idea of these framed thumbprints (one yours and one from your loved one) to celebrate an anniversary, Valentine’s Day, or any special day. The perfect illustration of you + me. Step 1: Prep work space for painting. Step 2: Add dollop of acrylic paint to shallow disposable bowl or dish. Step 3: Dip thumb in acrylic paint and press thumb straight down onto art paper firmly. Let dry completely. Step 4: If desired, add an initial or special note in permanent marker or pen. Step 5: Cut paper to fit mat and adhere paper to mat with mounting tape. Step 6: Place mat in frame and secure.