Today I am doing something a bit crazy.
I am only showing you the MIDDLE of four projects.
I am blaming it on the cold, rainy, snowy, icy winter we have had.
I am a bit down with extreme cabin fever.
I need to be out in the driveway painting furniture.
BUT no, I am stuck in the house.
What to do, what to do?
Well, move the furniture in the formal living room which is used once a year.
Set up some cardboard boxes with window screens on top.
Line them up in front of the heater returns.
Then channel my inner Rosemary and start playing with the paint techniques I have learned through my Farragoz course.
(Which do not tell my mentor, I have not yet finished!)
First I created the plaques above - with the beautiful blue-green-gray I created with mixture upon mixture of paint. There were a lot of steps to get to this middle.
Then I had left over paint without a hope of saving the super thick gloopy mix, so I continue to grab and paint.
The three zinc pots were dying for a make-over.
Here is the middle.
Then true inspiration struck.
If you can use this super thick gloopy paint mixture on wood and metal, why not paper?
Well, why not!
Out came the shipping tags.
I coated them thickly.
Painted on both sides at one time and placed them on waxed paper and used my fingertips to create polka dots.
They no longer feel like paper.
I am loving the look and the texture of these.
Here is the middle.
I will definitely do this again.
With the small amount left in the cup, I coated this candle sconce.
Yes, it is the middle.
Wait a few days or a week or two, I will show the beginning and the finale of these four projects.
Until then use you imagination.
Go over to see Rosemary at Villabarnes.
She is the Princess of Patina, you know.
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