St. Nicholas

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 Paint Acrylic Icons

from Halyna McEvoy, Josyf Cardinal Slipyj School, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada

Materials

     Clear acrylic picture frame 4x6- or 5x7-inches
     Fine tip Sharpie black marker
     Acrylic paint in various colors
     Paint brushes
     Icon design patterns (see PDF patterns below; with or without miter in 3 sizes)
     Colored paper for background, if desired

Directions
     1) Print sketch patterns for each person
     2) Place pattern inside frame
     3) Use Sharpie marker to transfer pattern outline onto front of acrylic frame to form guide for painting
     4) Remove paper pattern      
     5) Paint icon with acrylic paint
     6) Let dry thoroughly      
     7) Insert a 4x6 or 5x7-inch piece of colored paper for background, if desired

Faux stained glass images may be made on 8X10 clear acetate sheets with liquid leading and glass paints. PDF for stained glass

Icon sketch
5x7 PDF
Icon sketch
4x6 PDF
Icon sketch
8x10 PDF
Icon sketch
5x7 PDF
Icon sketch
4x6 PDF
Icon sketch
8x10 PDF
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Samples from 7th graders at
Josyf Cardinal Slipyj School
Etobicoke, Canada
Used by permission
St Nicholas icon painting

From Halyna McEvoy, Josyf Cardinal Slipyj School, Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada. Used by permission.

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