Bauernmalerei – Decorative Folk Art Painting
decorative painting pattern for you to enjoy, use it as it is or modify to your
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Wooden Plate - the design comes from an Austrian cabinet about 1845
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YO Yellow Ochre
PG Poetry Green
B Black CR Calico Red
# 1 PG+ bit B | # 2 W+ little PG + little YO | # 3 CR+ little B | #4 antiquing - mix B + little CR and a bit PG
#3 and #5 round
After fine sanding basecoat plate with 2 coats of "Bauernblau " -"Farmers Blue". A very traditional color in furniture painting.
To mix the "Bauernblau" use White + Marine Blue 3 : 1 and a little Yellow Ocher
Let it dry over
With a sponge brush and a little water apply mix #
4 to the
base und wipe it off with a soft rag. When dry, speckle with thinned B.
Basecoat with PG, shade with mix #1. Begin outlining the shadow side.
Highlight…use mix #2. Brushstrokes are the same as the shadow side.
ROSES and TULIPS
Apply two coats of CR. After the second coat use mix #3 for the dark strokes.
With W apply very lightly highlighting strokes onto rose and tulip.
Basecoat with YO. Add a few brown strokes (mix #3) into the tulip. Form pattern of vase with CR.
Apply highlighting over strokes with W
Basecoat with W, and outline with Black - apply detail with CR
ENJOY, HAVE FUN
Gerhard W. Mounet Lipp