Learn how to use acrylics and metallic paint to create a tarnished background and witness a happy accident when I use a baby wipe to lift up some paint.

Using a Baby Wipe to Make a Stamped Impression

Supplies Used

Substrate:  140lb Watercolour Paper


  • DecoArt Media White Gesso – DMM18
  • DecoArt Media Fluid Acrylics:
    • Phthalo Blue – DMFA23
    • Quinacridone Burnt Orange – DMFA31
    • Quinacridone Magenta – DMFA35
    • Phthalo Green-Blue – DMFA24
  • DecoArt Dazzling Metallics: Worn Penny – DA287



  • paper towels
  • palette knife
  • palette paper
  • flat brushes

What did you think?

What is the most unusual thing you’ve used as a stencil?  please share in the comments below.