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Palette : Decoart Americana Acrylics :
Lamp Black , Taffy Cream , Honey Brown , Light Parchment , Gooseberry Pink , Boysenberry Pink , Hi-Lite Flesh , Warm White , Fiery Red ( neons ) , Burnt Umber , Soft Black , Shading Flesh , Deep Burgundy , Black Plum , Crimson Tide , Green Tea , Avocado , Baby Pink .
Surface : cardboard box .
Preparation of background :
Apply the Decoart Multi Purpose Sealer or a Universal Primer .
Paint the entire surface with Lamp Black (at least two or three hands) .
Allow drying completely .
Place the pattern on the surface with paper tape then place the white graphite paper and trace the design with the stylus omitting the smaller details .
Base the paper bottom of the cupcake with Taffy Cream .
Paint a shading line on the right side of the lines with Honey Brown and highlight the other side with Light Parchment .
With the liner , paint a thin outline along the paper , with Light Parchment .
Paint the pink cream with Gooseberry Pink . Shade the pink cream , under the folds , with Boysenberry Pink .
Highlight on the folds with a mix of Hi-Lite Flesh and a touch of Warm White .
With the stylus make the dots with Fiery Red ( Neons ) .
Paint the chocolate with Burnt Umber . Shade under the pink cream with Soft Black . Highlight along the outline with Shading Flesh and a brushstroke of Warm White .
Paint the last layer of the cupcake with Honey Brown . Shade with Burnt Umber and highlight with Taffy Cream mixed with a touch of Light Parchment .
Paint the cherry with Deep Burgundy .
Shade along the bottom of the cherry with Black Plum .
Highlight the top and along the roundness of the cherry with Crimson Tide .
Strengthen the highlight area with Fiery Red ( Neons ) .
Paint the stem with Honey Brown .
Paint a thin highlight stroke along the top of the cherry , on the petiole with Warm White .
Leaves and hearts :
On the lid , paint the leaves and stems with Avocado . Paint the lines of highlight and the veins with Green Tea .
Paint the leaves between the hearts with a mix of Avocado and a touch of Green Tea .
Paint the berries with Deep Burgundy and paint the dot on top with Warm White .
Paint the big hearts with Gooseberry Pink . Shade with Crimson Tide . Deepen the shadow on the right side with Deep Burgundy .
Paint some small hearts with Gooseberry Pink and paint the others with Baby Pink .
Paint the dots on the background with Gooseberry Pink , Baby Pink , Warm White .
Spray box with matte varnish .