- Two 20x16 Canvas Panels
- Orange and White Paint
- Masking/Painters Tape
- Blue Adhesive Vinyl
- Pencil and scrap paper.
- Paint the entire canvas white. This step wasn't really needed but I wanted the white strips to be pure white and free of any scuffs that came on the canvas.
- Divide the canvas into 5 strips. My strips are 4” wide. Using masking tape, I marked off the white strips.
- Paint the remaining 3 orange strips. I used orange acrylic paint and did 2 coats.
- Then I sketched out the whale on scrap paper. Here is where I messed up. I tried painting the whale onto the canvas using dark blue acrylic paint. After 3 coats you could really see the difference the strips make and I was getting frustrated. So I moved on.
- Transfer the whale outline to back of adhesive vinyl. Remember that how the whale looks on the back of the vinyl will be opposite on the canvas. So figure out which way you want to whale to be swimming.
- Cut the whale out of the adhesive vinyl adhesive using sharp scissors.
- Adhere the vinyl to the canvas.
- Hang on the wall with command strips.
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