Bauernmalerei – Decorative Folk Art Painting
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Palette: C Cinnamon HB Hartland Blue B Black
W Wicker white BB Bayberry SBY School Bus Yellow
Mixtures: 1. BL + C 2:1 2. HB + bit B 3. B + BB 1:1 4. BB + bit C
Brushes: # 3 and # 5
For the Basecoat apply 2-3 coats of C. When dry, varnish with a Low Luster Varnish. After 24 hours of
drying- time, base paint is ready for antiquing.
The varnish will help to control the antiquing process and keeps the paint from soaking too much into the
For the ANTIQUING I used mix # 1, make a few thick stroked on the basecoat and wash with a moist
sponge throughout the area. Afterwards, wipe off the paint with a soft rag, keeping the edges darker.
Basecoat with 2 coats of HB. While wet, shade with mix #2 from the bottom up and use W from the top
down (cover 3/4 of tulip). Overstroke with W. Keep tulip moist so overstrokes will blend into the base.
Basecoat with mix # 4 and outline with mix # 3.
Space- filling comma strokes:
" C " strokes and veins are done with mix # 3 or SBY and W for dots, Use brush # 3 balance colors and
Apply two coats of oil based polyurethane varnish
If you have any questions or comments- I am happy
to hear from you !
ENJOY, HAVE FUN
Gerhard W. Mounet Lipp
gerhard w. mounet lipp