A bust and a bench - a make-over story with a sad ending.
I wanted something Frenchy and prairie style. I think the two meld together so well.
I mixed some of my gloopy paint mixture in a soft shade of pink.
No, Miss Frog is NOT a part of this story, but the little bench she is standing on is.
At first I planned for the bench to be for Miss Frog, but her attitude sent her straight to the booth.
She left behind the little stool.
When I found this sweet little face (probably was once one of a pair of bookends), I knew this was perfect for the bench.
With a few alterations of course.
From the haircut, I came to the conclusion this was a boy.
He was covered in the gloopy mix several times.
Layer upon layer.
But not too pink.
The bench was painted over and over with the gloopy paint also.
When applying the layers, I am not really too concerned with the coverage.
Streaks are good.
They add character.
The finished product - a lovely bust on a lovely bench.
A perfect pair.
Love the pink patina.
Love the soft gleam of wax.
Wait, the bench is waxed, but the bust does not seem to be.
Miss Butterfingers (ME!) busted the bust when preparing it for the wax.
See where the arrow is pointing?
A huge chip off the corner.
It fits with a few voids where the plaster crumbled to nothing-ness.
I hope I can fix it.
Because they are the perfect pair.
Still chopping down the wilderness and preparing garden beds.
I am tired and sore.
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Knick of Time Tuesday #129 - Vintage Inspiration Party