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4For the third drawer, folly load a -inch <19mm) flat with Sunflower. Paint wasy yellow »trokc« from left to right Using a no. 2 «enpt bner loaded with mky Stcrbng Blue, add pinstnjics between the ye Dow was«.

  • Foe the fourth drawer, load a X-inch 119mm) flat with
  • Gray Plum and paint diagonal stripes. .Add wwy Une» of inky Sunflower using a no. 2 »cript liner.

6 On the fifth drawer, paint a plaid with Basil Green on a X-ineh (|9oua) An. I\ail vertical stroke* from top to bettom. then honomtak from left to right.

7 On the bottom drawer, paint circle* of different utc% with a no 12 flat fuNy Uodcd with Orange Light.

I he skle pancb of the chest were freehanded with a diagonal design-1 loaded a no 12 flat with Sterling Blue and pulied diagonal atnping from top to bottom. I repeated this, roernng the dugunaU. I added dots of Wicker White in the middle of all the crm-cros«cv With Sunflower. I pointed a teardrop in the center of each «piare by poshing down on the chnel edge of the flat hnnh and urolung upward.

8 With inky Ba«l Cireen on a no. 2 %cttpt Imer. paint a fine- cod toe around each orange arele.

9 The dccoratn e fouaU for the top of the cbeu had already been hatccuitcd with Wirier White. Then I loaded Berries 'n Oram on a no. 6 flat and pamtcd p&nk spiral ctnpc* around the ban:. then a ring of Basil Green. I added Sunflower on the lugger hall. Ba*il Green vertical strife and finally Sterling Blue on the top ball It» caucr to paint the fintab first, then attach thcin to the che*t when the paint n completely dry.

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he filcetl desk top by itself would be a treasure, but add the metal stand and it becomes a charming accessory to a kitchen or family room. I basccoated the wooden desk top and the lower shelf with Barberry, sanding lightly between cootv WKen the final Imecoat was completely dry. I transferred the pattern for the cherries and berries design. For the ineul stand I used red spray paint to accentuate the red cherries.

With the mime hru«h. add % miller — cherry branch» to the lower nght corner ami top middle.

1 BatcroM ail tuScs of the desktop with Basheny. Dout4e 1 laid i K-inch (19mm) flat brah with Burnt L'mbcr ami Wicker White. Paint the larger branch» around the perimeter, leading mth the white edge of the bnnh.

With the mime hru«h. add % miller — cherry branch» to the lower nght corner ami top middle.

Branches, I hies and Leaves

3l)oohle load 1 no. 12 flat hrmh with Sunflauec ami Thicket and paint wandering vine* up und around the branches, Maying up on the chisel edge of the bnnh.

4Saw double l«ud a no. 10 flit hru%h with Thiciet and SunlUmer. and paim the larger two-«<ied leaves. Ihen add ooc-jtroie leave» with the «me colors on a no. 6 flit

" Add duller* of sherry leaves onto the m« cherry branche« «nth Butter Pccan and Thadtet double loaded on a no 10 (lit brush

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Rosebuds and Berries

6 Debbie load J no. 6 flat with ¿Apnc Red inil Wicker White. Pamt the upper petal of the rosebud J C-stroke. Rememt«r to keep the Wacker White ude of the brash umwd the top.

7 For the lower petal, «tan and end the «me a» the upper petal. Iwt paint a U-stroke. keeping the Wicker White tow ard the lop.

8 Tb la>er the rmehud. add a third petal on top of. but a fettle lower than, the tccund petal

Q After all the niscbud* arc finished, lowd Midnight on a 1 |\ With Midnight on the tame no. 6 flat brush, ude / no 6 flat ami lunxvut thr bevvy shapev I ' / load into Wicker White oei c«>c corner of the brush and make tiny little C-atrokes for the teed*

Q After all the niscbud* arc finished, lowd Midnight on a 1 |\ With Midnight on the tame no. 6 flat brush, ude / no 6 flat ami lunxvut thr bevvy shapev I ' / load into Wicker White oei c«>c corner of the brush and make tiny little C-atrokes for the teed*

Cherries and White Flowers

i ^ Painting chcmct a easy' Ju»t paint half of the 1 ¿m cherry, then dip your tmnh wer u> pamt the other half. ah> aw keeping the Burnt Carmine to the outer edge.

Ulb pMM the chcmev load a no. 6 flat with Engine Red and tide load into Burnt Carmine. Paint cach cherry with the Burnt Carmine to the outer edge to give a rounded look.

i ^ Painting chcmct a easy' Ju»t paint half of the 1 ¿m cherry, then dip your tmnh wer u> pamt the other half. ah> aw keeping the Burnt Carmine to the outer edge.

To paint the white IiIiwaocim. douMe load a no 6 flat with YAam Ochre and Wicker White Form a tne-pctal Aower with rippled edges, holding Wkkcr White to cach petal» outer edge

B 1.4tad your no Ä flat with Floating Medium, ttmle into Wicker White on your palette, and punt highlights on the chemes.

To paint the white IiIiwaocim. douMe load a no 6 flat with YAam Ochre and Wicker White Form a tne-pctal Aower with rippled edges, holding Wkkcr White to cach petal» outer edge

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Till» pattern may be hand-tracxd or phntocopacd for per*mil u*e only Marge at 21 \% to bring it up to hall sxrt.

1 r Tor the fumhmg dctaik. doubk 1./ load a no. 2 wnpt liner with Thaciet and Sunflower. Use the tip of bnulc* to dot the center* ol the w hite blOMM. Uttf the umc bf\i*h. touch the top of each chcvty and pull had to the branch fur viemv iVid calyse* to the rotcbud* and the beme* uung a no 6 flat double loaded with Sunflower and Thicket, l.oad a mi. 2 %cnpi liner with inky Thicket to make curlicuc* Uk the new miki

Finally, check your wurk and add more onefold*, bemo or lea««* if needed, continuing the desgn onto the flat area of the dcUiop

On the drawer front*. I added imni vcr*H4tft of the chcme* and wh«te blo*w«m (%ct page 26X Jod I painted the metal *tand red to acccntuatr the chemcv

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