Sea Shell Trunk

MATERIALS

Seaside Shells

ht* spacious flat-lidded trunk is a great place to store your family* beach vacation photos, *ouvenir> and scraphook*. The sea shell and rope motif would \*ork on any size hope chest, hlanket chcst or other storage piccc, and would look especially nice in a vacation or seaside cottagc. I Itasecoared the entire trunk and lid with Wicker White, sanding lightly between coats. 'I "he legs are accentcd uitlj Mushroom and lac* fitild Metallic.

Rope and Shell Trim on Lid

Decorative Trunk Corner Trim

To make the corner btoe. paint C-*trokc« to form

1 l:«c a ruler to mrttur* a half inch (IJanl hand an J

1 pcvu.nl in ill annrnd the perimeter of the lad foe the n»pe. — alimnt a full ritvle. With Mudwoom and Wicker WW «kiuMc Inailed on a no \2 flat, «tart on the t««p pencil line and male a «ene* of S-rtnAo (i«tunc down to the boetocn pencil line

To make the corner btoe. paint C-*trokc« to form

3 For the other end of the knot, «art on the perpendtcu-lar pun of the rope and «mike in toward the center of the knot.

rrffimmmmffrfifwm

4Finrth the rett of the n»pe ami the knot* at the other three coencrv I-et «Iry. Trace on the rest of the devgn.

5 To paint the «hell, load a «-inch (Ifant) flat with Burnt Carmine and Wicker White. Paint the l«a«e 5r*t. holding Burnt Carmine to the outer edge-

/ Paint a curving wiggle edge frtmi «me ude to the other

-Uf (Worn .4 It* umrWwhtttunutjmM^ o BM Am nml mm., ike Ml <W (M / *roi* om dir W » pr « • iw» O cJfr oí )w hrwK, lr«i«tf »«J» dw «iMr c4#r

9IW* UVuAnPdMalMMkfkio*!«» i;«M m mb «w «mí. %k,ö% «m «wf «je <A à* iln M SULc «ort M \fcjufft« au tW .m «¿p

idrilmroiW.

IklMtk.udMV«^ Mftlln«» ifeuMftrnlfr.kwf«* «W fer* I mè** m cKf ^rotf * ym$*

Rope and She// Trim,

1 "> With Mushroom and Wider White ona no. 6 flat, 1pamt the little «mil shells the same way is the spiral shell, hut without the tiger smpes.

1 "") Duubk load a no. 2 flat with Burnt I'mber and 1 — Floating Medium Paint tiger srnpe* cm the «ptral »hell from the outer edge toward the cmter. Add \ »okt Pamy and Midnight to the unie brush and paint a link cirtk in the mtdiOe of the shell.

1 "> With Mushroom and Wider White ona no. 6 flat, 1pamt the little «mil shells the same way is the spiral shell, hut without the tiger smpes.

H Paint m the rural uung the chisel edge of a no. A flat »»rush l.udcd with Burnt Carmine and Wkftcr White.

1" To add shadows nest to the shells, load a no. 12 flit .' with Moating Medium. then ode load mto Burnt L'raber. tfold the Burnt Umber against the shell design and float a soft-edged shadow- to gnc depth ami dimem**!. Uo die same on the other side of the shells Hien repeat this enure design on the opposite side of the lad

M DrnfMM Summr» ««ft (Van UiWuj lomIs and Shells on Front

1 / After tracing the pattern onto the front of the trunk, 1 \ ' we a dampened household «poogr stroked into Butter Pcvan tm *»oc edge to %ha«le in the sand line.

1 "J With inky Gray Ron 00 a no.2 wmpt hner, |*unt al I / the »ww into the fin oiraL Sem then the base Mid (Mill to the outer edge.

Tracing Sea Corals

1 O IW4e load Gra> IMun. and Goid Reflecting Medi-10e*n(oc Inea Gold Metallic i on a -inch < |Vmm) flit Puni ihe outer edge of the im coral all the »ay around sleeping the Gray Hum to the outside). then fill in the

IXiuMc kud a no. I* flat «Ith Burnt (lantune and (¿ray Plum, dip into a Uttlr Floating .Medium, and paint hnnchm* coral outward fnmi behind the vhell drvgn.

Conch Shell Painting

^ Continue painting the Urftcvn of the conch shell — — with Mushroom. Wicker White arwl a touch «if Burnt Lmbcr.

"> I sing a oo. i: Aat loaded with Oaf Mum and Wick — „'er White, pack up a much of Dark Plum and paint C-strole* to form outer e«lges. Fdl in with »ore segments

Painting Conch Mushroom

^ 1 Following sour pattern, «tart at the tip of the cone ¿m. 1 area of the shell and outhnc sour la>en with .\lu«h-roocn and Wicker White and a touch ol Burnt L'mlwr. Make the poants along the edge of the «hell w ith the flat of the brush

Com! and Shells on Fronts

With a wnch <l^mra) ft* loaded with Wickcr White ami a little Berry Wine. hold the white I» the outer nppled edge «rf the conch «hell opening. Stroke the Bern Wine ak«ig the bottom edge oí the opening foe depth. Stroke hack and forth in the middle to fill in. willing to «hade the area from dark to light. .Vid two clam shells the same way >«>u did im the top of the lid

  • 1 Following sour pattern, «tart at the tip of the cone ¿m. 1 area of the shell and outhnc sour la>en with .\lu«h-roocn and Wicker White and a touch ol Burnt L'mlwr. Make the poants along the edge of the «hell w ith the flat of the brush
  • Continue painting the Urftcvn of the conch shell — — with Mushroom. Wicker White arwl a touch «if Burnt Lmbcr.

"> I sing a oo. i: Aat loaded with Oaf Mum and Wick — „'er White, pack up a much of Dark Plum and paint C-strole* to form outer e«lges. Fdl in with »ore segments

^ l With a no. 2 senpt liner, dot m detail« with l>ark — I Plum and the circle at the hip with Burnt Carmine.

" For the pointed-end «hell, doolde load Terra Cotta — J ami Wfcker White oa a . inch <P>mro> llat. Paini C-Wokcf. starting small and getting lugger mytmI near the top of the shell.

S For thc kf|r «piral fchclL uv: ihc «ame lirwh and kud "7 I*wMc kx>i! jnu I: tl»t »ith Hurnt l'mlicr aod —' ) Mu«hrm«ii irul Uxtcr Whitc. plvxt Kl.uimc M«ft- — i FVutifip Mrdium and »hidc thc mude oí thc »hcll ni a. Piint thr baci otf thc %hcll úrst. thcn thc fruai cdgc opcning. holding Borní L'mlicr tu thc outcr cdjpc.

U«h j no. r» Hai aml Bunu Sicnna, pamt thc unpcs írom thc rnatrr cdgc tu» anl thc ccntcr.

laiad a JUttich < I Vmml Hat wtth FLum* \tcdium. — «de loud into Bumt l'mlicr. and add thadia)t ínmnJ thr «Ictign llnld thr Borní l'mbrr agjm*t thc «hcll cdgc«.

S For thc kf|r «piral fchclL uv: ihc «ame lirwh and kud "7 I*wMc kx>i! jnu I: tl»t »ith Hurnt l'mlicr aod —' ) Mu«hrm«ii irul Uxtcr Whitc. plvxt Kl.uimc M«ft- — i FVutifip Mrdium and »hidc thc mude oí thc »hcll ni a. Piint thr baci otf thc %hcll úrst. thcn thc fruai cdgc opcning. holding Borní L'mlicr tu thc outcr cdjpc.

U«h j no. r» Hai aml Bunu Sicnna, pamt thc unpcs írom thc rnatrr cdgc tu» anl thc ccntcr.

( -imfUtr ihc dcugn K «haJinc aa«mJ thr nr*t oí thc

OirU«UMi>cthr wmr ttudi laiad a JUttich < I Vmml Hat wtth FLum* \tcdium. — «de loud into Bumt l'mlicr. and add thadia)t ínmnJ thr «Ictign llnld thr Borní l'mbrr agjm*t thc «hcll cdgc«.

SoSluilrwil

Decorative Furniture Trunks

Iicll-A» ihc U>p of the tratfc, add the «ine rtipe design tbai\ «ni Un* Ul all the * jv around. The lunik of coli* around the Irp are Mtathrnnra and Gold Reflecting Medium (or Inca CaoU Metal-

(he ltd look* With (he rope and shell design i\«npletcd rwvfclW* OrmWfT*

Patterns for Sea Shell Trunk

Sea Shell Paintings Designs

n*Mr puttrm» m*) k K«nJ tr*cJ i* |*Kk«kv^kvJ fit pet-

ociU LnLu gc the up one (for che front of the tnmD .it 2*6*4. .»oJ I he button *tw Ifot the 1«J> m to hrtn< them iir to full w.

Jewelry Armoire Floral

Was this article helpful?

+1 0
Body Language

Body Language

Is a handshake really just a mere handshake, or does it express so much more? Discover Body Language and How it Can Benefit You. You will never be in the dark again on a persons mood when you can read their body language!

Get My Free Ebook


Responses

Post a comment