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By Shantha | Bangalore, Karnataka

Difficulty Level Expert

Here’s how Easter eggs can be painted using Acrylic Colour.

how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

PAINTED EASTER EGGS - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Start off by washing the eggs carefully and then boiling them. Once boiled, allow the eggs to cool down and then start painting.

STEP 2:-

PAINTED EASTER EGGS - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

One of the simplest techniques of decorating an Easter egg is by using fabric markers. Just use your imagination and doodle away!!

STEP 3:-

PAINTED EASTER EGGS - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

First paint the egg with a base coat of Fevicryl Acrylic paint: Burnt Sienna. Allow this to dry.
Add a little Fevicryl Acrylic paint: Black to Fevicryl Acrylic paint: Burnt Sienna to get a Dark Brown color. Use this paint to get a wooden/veneer finish on the surface of the egg.

STEP 4:-

PAINTED EASTER EGGS - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Paint the entire egg using Fevicryl Acrylic paint: Black. Allow this to dry.
Use Fevicryl Acrylic paints of your choice to randomly color the surface the egg. Allow this to dry. Fevicryl Acrylic paint: Pearl colors of your choice to further paint the surface of the egg. Allow this to dry.
Lightly brush Fevicryl 3D cone outliner: Glitter silver to complete the Galaxy effect.

STEP 5:-

PAINTED EASTER EGGS - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Paint the entire egg using Fevicryl Acrylic paint of your choice. Allow this to dry.
Squeeze out some glitter color of your choice from a Fevicryl 3D outliner cone. Dip a part of the egg into this glitter color. Allow it to dry.
Use Fabric Glue to decorate the egg with a ribbon.

STEP 6:-

PAINTED EASTER EGGS - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Give a texture to the egg using the squiggling technique with Fevicryl Fabric Glue. Allow this to dry.
Paint over this texture using Fevicryl Acrylic paint: Black. Allow this to dry.
Using your index finger, gently rub Fevicryl Acrylic paint: Pearl Metallic Gold onto the surface to give it an antique finish.

STEP 7:-

PAINTED EASTER EGGS - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Pour out Fevicryl Acrylic paints of your choice onto a flat surface.
Roll the egg over these paints and allow it to dry.

STEP 8:-

PAINTED EASTER EGGS - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

That's what you end up doing when you have half a dozen eggs and when you feel crafty.
Happy Easter!!
NOTE: These eggs are perishable.

you will need

Fevicryl Sunflower Kit, Fevicryl Pearl kit, Fevicryl Pearl Metallic Kit, Fevicryl 3D Cone Outliners, Fevicryl Fabric Glue, Fine Art Round Brush, Eggs, Fabric pens, Satin Ribbon