Painted Party Llama

Painted Party Llama
What You'll Need:
Pallet
Wood Flag Banner
Embroidery Floss-Assortment
Acrylic Paint
 -Pink
 -Cream
 -Orange
 -Blue
 -Aqua
 -Purple
Folk Art® Dahlia Stencil
Black Sharpie® Marker
Sponge Dauber
Paintbrushes
Scissors
Hot Glue
Pencil
Paper Towels
Straight Edge
Llama Template

Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 2 Hours

How to Make a Painted Party Llama Pallet

Llamas may be native to the South American mountainside, but you can add this scene to your very own home décor! Paint the pallet using trendy bright colors, add the llama and then hang festive flags and tassels to complete this summertime inspired artwork.
 
  • 1 Paint pallet

    Thin down pink paint with water and brush onto the pallet. Use a paper towel to wipe down the pallet. Let dry.

  • 2 Add llama & mountains to pallet

     Using the photo as a guide, Trace the llama onto the pallet. Using the straight edge, draw two triangle overlapping each other, above the llama.

  • 3 Paint the llama & mountaintops

    Paint the llama and mountaintops cream. Let dry.

  • 4 Paint the mountains

    Paint the mountains aqua and blue. Let dry.

  • 5 Embellish the llama

    Outline the llama with a black Sharpie® marker. Color in the nose, ears and eyes with the marker.

  • 6 Stain wooden flags

    Thin down the purple, orange and aqua paints with water and use that to stain the three wooden flags. Let dry.

  • 7 Stencil flags

    Position the stencil onto each flag and sponge on the same color, undiluted.

  • 8 Create tassels

    Choose three floss colors and make small tassels. String the tassles onto another color of floss and make a necklace for the llama. Glue the ends in place.

  • 9 Add flags to canvas

    String the flags onto floss with a tassel in between each of the flags. Knot the floss ends and glue onto the pallet.