Title of Artwork: Christmas Stocking
Artist: Sharon Bull
Print version: Yes [ Click to download lesson in PDF format ]
Lesson video: No
Age Appropriate: 4+
Materials required:

FLIPTEZ Starter Pack, Jungle Theme Pack, Shimmer, Atomiser, Versa Marker pen, Fine glue pen, Scissors, Pencil, Pen, Ruler, Glue stick, Paint brush, Watercolour paper, Eraser.

Download Stocking Template
Step 1: Download Stocking Template

Download Stocking Template on the "Downloads" page. Cut out the stocking template. Trace around stocking template onto water colour paper.

Hand Draw Details
Step 2: Hand Draw Details

Draw a line across the stocking about 2cm down from the top.
Draw curved heel segment and add toe section.( Trace over the template if you find this hard to do. Then use your pencil to trace over the imprint on your stocking.)

Criss Cross Patten Step 1
Step 3: Criss Cross Patten Step 1

Place your ruler on a diagonal angle on the top left hand side of the line you drew 2cm from the top. Use a pencil to draw a line on either side of the ruler. Now place the top edge of the ruler on the lower edge that you just drew and  draw the new line. Continue down to the toe of the stocking. Return to the top line and finish drawing lines at the top of the stocking.

Criss Cross  Step 2
Step 4: Criss Cross Step 2

This time, place the ruler at the right hand top side of the stocking and repeat process as before.

The Finished Criss Cross
Step 5: The Finished Criss Cross

Your stocking should now look like this. Using the ruler again trace over all criss cross lines with Versa Marker pen.

Colouring Step 1
Step 6: Colouring Step 1

Sprinkle red FLIPTEZ onto every second row of diamonds.

Colour in Stocking  Step 2
Step 7: Colour in Stocking Step 2

Using the red applicator, colour the red diamonds.

Completed Red Section of Stocking
Step 8: Completed Red Section of Stocking

Your stocking should now look like this. Brush off the excess Red FLIPTEZ.

Colouring Heel Step 1
Step 9: Colouring Heel Step 1

Trace around the heel and toe outline with the Versa Marker pen. Sprinkle dark green from the Starter Pack onto the heel.

Colouring The Heel
Step 10: Colouring The Heel

Lightly colour the heel.

Additional Green For The Heel
Step 11: Additional Green For The Heel

Using colour 10153 from the Jungle Green Theme Pack sprinkle and blend extra green onto the heel. Repeat process for the toe. Return to the top of the stocking where you drew your line 2cm from the top. Starting from the left hand side colour half of the top with the two greens.

Cut Out
Step 12: Cut Out

Place your stocking on top of another piece of watercolour paper. Cut around the stocking with scissors.  You should have two stockings one decorated and one plain. If you find this tricky, ask an adult to help you.

Make Paint
Step 13: Make Paint

Use your blending pots to mix up red, green, and dark green paint. Tip a small amount of powder into your blending pots.

Atomiser
Step 14: Atomiser

Spray the FLIPTEZ  you have in your blending pots with water from your atomiser.

Mix
Step 15: Mix

Mix the water and powder with you paint brush to form a smooth paint.

Paint Holly
Step 16: Paint Holly

Use the 3 paints you have created to paint the detail of your holly.

Outline Holly
Step 17: Outline Holly

Use a black felt tip pen to outline your holly and add leaf and berry detail.

Outline Toe and Heal
Step 18: Outline Toe and Heal

Use your black felt tip pen to outline the toe and the heel of your stocking. We added stitch lines.

Glue Pen
Step 19: Glue Pen

Trace around your holly leaves and berries with your glue pen or anywhere else you would like to add some sparkle.

Shimmer
Step 20: Shimmer

Sprinkle your shimmer over the area you have outlined with your glue pen. Use your Zip brush to spread the shimmer. Shake the excess shimmer onto a spare piece of paper to funnel back into your shimmer bottle.

Glue
Step 21: Glue

On your plain stocking run some glue around the edges except for the top edge. 

Ribbon
Step 22: Ribbon

Cut a length of ribbon 15cm and glue one end down to the top right hand corner of your stocking. Dab some glue to the end of the glued down ribbon and place the free end of the ribbon onto the glue. Dab glue onto this end of the ribbon to your decorated stocking will stick to it.

Glue stockings together
Step 23: Glue stockings together

Place the decorated stocking onto the plain stocking and press down firmly along the glued edges. Place under a heavy book to dry.  

Finished and Fill
Step 24: Finished and Fill

Your stocking is almost ready to hang. Fill it with wonderful Christmas treats or hang it on the fire place and wait for Santa!

Swirls
Step 26: Swirls

Find this template on the "Downloads" page.

Broad Diamonds
Step 27: Broad Diamonds

Find this template on the "Downloads" page.

Bubbles
Step 28: Bubbles

Find this template on the "Downloads" page.

Stripes
Step 29: Stripes

Find this template on the "Downloads" page.

Download Stocking Template Jump to the top of the page Hand Draw Details Criss Cross Patten Step 1 Criss Cross  Step 2 Jump to the top of the page The Finished Criss Cross Colouring Step 1 Colour in Stocking  Step 2 Jump to the top of the page Completed Red Section of Stocking Colouring Heel Step 1 Colouring The Heel Jump to the top of the page Additional Green For The Heel Cut Out Make Paint Jump to the top of the page Atomiser Mix Paint Holly Jump to the top of the page Outline Holly Outline Toe and Heal Glue Pen Jump to the top of the page Shimmer Glue Ribbon Jump to the top of the page Glue stockings together Finished and Fill Swirls Jump to the top of the page Broad Diamonds Bubbles Stripes Jump to the top of the page

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