Fairy Tree - Acrylic

 

Products Used

Bisque
  • MB-1462 Jolly Christmas Tree
Acrylic Color
  • SS-19 Country Sage
  • SS-29 Dew Drop Blue
  • SS-135 White
  • SS-138 Flat Black
  • SS-141 Light Pink
  • SS-317 Turquoise
  • SS-335 Rich Blue
  • SS-376 Limeburst
  • MM-105 Gold Metallic
  • AC-501 Gloss Sealer

Decorating Accessories

  • AC-310 Silkscreen Medium
  • DSS-0138 Flowers 2 

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Palette Knife
  • Gold Glitter

 

454 Fairy Tree
Designer: Marcia Roullard
 
 

Instructions

  1. On 04 bisque, remove dust with a damp sponge.
  2. Mix on a palette SS-376 Limeburst, with a small amount of SS-19 Country Sage, and SS-35 White to lighten, bruse to the tree with AB-834 Base Coat Brush.
  3. Lightly pencil in the checkerboard pattern, start with wavy lines at the bottom to mimic the curls.
  4. Brush in every other space with SS-317 Turquoise, shade the left side with SS-335 Rich Blue mixed with some Turquoise.
  5. Thicken SS-138 Flat Black with AC-310 Silkscreen Medium using a palette knife to the consistency of peanut butter.
  6. Use the flower screens from DSS-0138 Flowers 2 with the shiny side down, hold it to the tree, rub gently over the screen with the thickened SS-138 Black.  Wash screens in warm water immediately after use. Repeat for the other flowers.
  7. Brush SS-141 Light Pink to the rose petals, going right over all the detal with the pink, except for the outer outline.  Brush the next flower with SS-29 Dew Drop Blue, and the last with SS-135 White, brush all the leaves with MM-105 Metallic Gold.
  8. While the acrylic colors are drying, brush the curly branch tips with SS-317 Turquoise, shading the ends with SS-135 Rich Blue.
  9. Outline all the checkerboard pattern with MM-105 Metallic Gold use CB-110 Liner.
  10. Float the MM-105 Metallic Gold into the curls of the branches and around them.
  11. Use the same screens to re-screen the flowers with the thickened SS-135 Flat Black.  Make sure to line them up with the outlines of the flowers and leaves.
  12. Brush on 1-2 coats of AC-501 Gloss Sealer to the flowers and leaves, when dry, brush the gloss sealer into the curls, then sprinkle with gold glitter.

 

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