Frogs are one of the most popular animals to paint and for good reason – they’re absolutely adorable! But like all animals they can be tricky to get right. In this blog post we’ll show you how to paint a frog in easy-to-follow steps.
First you’ll need to gather your supplies. For this project you’ll need:
-A frog figurine
-Acrylic paint in your desired colors
-A cup of water
-A piece of cardboard or newspaper
Next prep your work area by covering it with cardboard or newspaper. This will make cleanup a breeze later on.
Now it’s time to start painting! Dip your paintbrush in water then in the paint and start painting your frog. Work in small sections and be sure to paint both the top and bottom of the frog.
When you’re finished painting set your frog aside to dry. Once dry your frog is ready to display!
what type of paint should i use?
use acrylic paint for the easiest and quickest dry time.
what color should i make the frog?
you can make the frog any color you want!
do i need to use a primer?
no you don’t need to use a primer.
should i paint the frog all one color or add some patterns?
again this is up to you! you could paint the frog all one color or get creative and add some patterns.
what color should the patterns be?
once again you can choose any color(s) you want!
how big should the patterns be?
you can make the patterns any size you want.
should the patterns be symmetrical?
it’s up to you! you could make the patterns symmetrical or asymmetrical.
what brush size should i use?
you can use any brush size you want depending on the size of the patterns you’re making.
how long will it take to paint the frog?
this will depend on how big the frog is and how intricate the patterns are.
can i paint the frog with my hands?
yes you can!
do i need to let the paint dry before adding more?
yes you should let the paint dry before adding more.
should i paint the frog in one sitting or over multiple days?
you can do either!
what should i do if i make a mistake?
you can either start over or try to fix the mistake.
can i use more than one color?
yes you can use as many colors as you want.
what do i do when i’m finished?
when you’re finished you can put your frog on display or give it away as a gift!