Introduction: Mexican Tin Folk Art
Make Mexican tin folk art with simple items from the hardware store and supplies I'll be you already have.
Step 1: Watch the Quick Video Tutorial!
Step 2: You'll Need
Americana Multi-Surface Satin Paints
Loteria Images (below)
Pattern of Heart (below)
Serrated edge scissors or tin shears
Needle nose pliers
White school glue
Plastic cabochon flowers
Sequins and glitter
Hammer and large nails
Step 3: Print and Cut
Print out these loteria images and this pattern for this project
Trace and cut your pattern in aluminum flashing using serrated scissors (or tin shears)
Cut out a loteria image and trace around it adding 1/4" all the way around
Cut off the corners and bend them upward with pliers to create a small frame
Using a large nail and scrap wood, tap a design into the heart
*Tap a hole through the top so you can hang it when you're done
Step 5: Paint!
Paint your heart with Americana Multi-Surface Satin in vibrant colors
Paint your small frame to match
Step 6: Glue and Hang
When the paint is dry, glue on the flower cabochons and the frame with E-6000 glue
Using white glue, add the loteria image in the frame
Add more glue to add sequins and glitter inside and around the frame
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