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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Sliding Box - "The Six Star" Life Symbol, a wonderful design dating back to about 1700
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Preparation and Antiquing
Basecoat with a mix of Moos-Green with little Blue and Black - apply 2 coats and let it dry over
night for the antiquing.
For the antiquing; I mix Black with some Red and a bit Yellow Ochre - and add water to thin
down the paint (almost like a stain- keep some of it you will need it for the finishing touch)
Apply your antique stain - when dry, take a medium sandpaper a send box very lightly
After painting the design I varnish box and let it dry over night- next day I use my mixed antique stain
and apply strong, when almost dry (slightly damp) I start already sanding with a fine sandpaper, now
you are apply to bring out corners or let the antiquing texture the paint.
When this is done varnish one more time as a finishing coat.
ENJOY, HAVE FUN
Gerhard W. Mounet Lipp