Wildflowers and Fems on Tray Table

MATERIALS

rav tabic* usually look kind of plain and functional, but here* one that is elegant and Milntantial enough to use as a coffec table. I Itcgan by Kasecoating the table and the folding leg* uhite. Then I added a "faux finish" using piasuc *rap ami Taupe Metallic for a richer look. If you can't find this color, use a inii t>f Butter Pecan and Inca Cold Metallic for a similar efiect. Painr the bottom of each folding talkie leg with a metallic color. Finish tiff the table cop *ith little liright brass knot» on each side to drew, it up.

Pattern for Wîldflowers and Ferns

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Grapevines and Ferns

1 IXmlilc hud I ..inch < I9»0l) Ait 1 liruth with Raw Imkr ani Wicker White, then dip it imo Fliutinfc MiiVuin. Paint the prapevine around the perimeter of the table top. vti>inf op on the choel ol^c «if the linnh uvl leadmf with the white corner. Krrp » k**e. open dc%ijrn

To mid wane frrn fa «id* <« each u.ic of the ulilc tup, the umc tmh and dip it in Tliiclct. Paint fern •trim firv foe placement. Then with the umc color* loaded onto j no. 12 fill, pull m the fern leave* toward the aetn. litany op to the du*<\ nip * t«m near the *em.

Paint «hadow leave* here and there — *ith the omc bru«h Pull %usm into cxh leaf from the gnpnnc.

L'unu* a vmch (I'ftnin) flat double 3 loaded with Raw Sienna and Ihiciet. p*4 up a little Raw t'mher and Halting Mcibuin on the broth Paint the lar pe leave« in each of the comm. keeping the Th»ci*t u> the outer cdtre.

Maple Leaf

~ (smtinuc to wiggle the brush hack out to the next point «ltd tbde hade to center, nuking wire yotVc watching the grcm edge of the leaf at all tmic* to kcq» the du§»c nght

  • Pull a «tetn into the center of the leaf with the «astir brwh. »raving up on the dihd cdpe and painting wet-into-wtL
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  • Pull a «tetn into the center of the leaf with the «astir brwh. »raving up on the dihd cdpe and painting wet-into-wtL

4\d»l Burnt Sienna and Thicket to the vinic (-inch Upturn) flat you just used for the large Jcavev I'aint a large maple leaf in one comer by wigghng your bonh out to the point of the leaf, then dading hack to center. Keep Thicket Id the outside edge.

6l\i»h down hanl on the hriulev wiggle and turn the green tide of the brush to the tip of the leal

8 Again, uung the <amr l«nnh. add wane scin* in the maple leaf b\ (wilUug IV« mi the outusSe edge of the leaf into the center. Stay up on the child edge of the bn»h to gel thc%e fine Uncv in: Dormi Fureuuts »nfc IXwu Do* Wiry

Wlowers

91hcxc immj«ct flimcn arc my lo paint. IVmiMc load 1 your no. 12 flat with Raw Sicnm and Wtdxr White and IV/ bttW ftcrry Wum and *n>lc in the front portion. itntlv in the liaci ponxm of each Winvira.

UAdd in win* pink, >eUow and white IJimwum wheroer y\m like. The* are the %ame ct»vH»ftfni, five-petal flower» >ho*n in Proftct For the parpie flow erv double load >*our no. 12 flat with I>ari Plum and Wicker Wliite. Kor the pink flowers «hnibte load with Fnjpne Ked and Wider White. TV yellow (Viwm are Yellow l Xrhre and Uidcer White. .\nd the white flower* Mart out with Wicker White and a toach of Raw I'mhcr The flower* helow ihe maple leai are wluie flow m with Burnt Sienna and a touch of Bern Wine for thadinvt.

Detail the Flowers

1*} On tlie white flower*, load >our brush with Hoiting 1 Use inky Wicker White c*i a no. 2 script Imcr to pull — Medium and Raw I'mbcr and shade the petak so the 1 .' dmei stamens in each white flower'* center aQ the white edges kiok like they curl up and oier. way around.

HDot Burnt Carmine in the center. Use a no. 2 script j ~ Ihc center* of the yrlluw begin with fhe hner loaded with Wicker White and dipped int«» Yel- I . Utile strokes inward, using a no. 1 script liner loaded km t khrc to «kit the cuds of the little stamens. w ith Yellrm C khre.

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1 O Dctad thc iwtm oí al) thc flom uwng thc ume 1.0 general method and u hites cr culoes luok good lo you. Remeinlier. thoe are Jim íor fun — thcrr% w» need tu he Imt amcally KnMr. To ftnidi off thc tablc topw I addcd my «égnarure. then «caled it with i u-atcrUncd satín varnish

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Trompe Loeil Folding Screen

MATERIALS

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folding scrccn can help divide apace in a rtKim. dress up a plain oor-ncr, or hide in umaghdy area.

I painted this folding scrccn in a trotnpc I'octl fashion to inake

II look like a large v* ill cabinet. The liluc-and-*hitc china ami the hook* remind me of my family's collectibles and journals. This screen started out as three pine punels that I sanded and basecoated >%ith Wicker White. When the basccoat was dry, I transferred each pattern to its proper place, then l>cgan painting the trorape I'ocil cabinet.

Patterns for Yellow Flowers, Lace Doily, and Blue & While China

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Trompe Loci! Shelves & Luce Doily

1 Starting with the upper left |miriKin 1 of the Ict'ihjfui panel. u%e a ruler and pennl to lightly sketch in the »xlei and the »helve» in a confi|cwration )i>u like. Make mire jU the cicnponenn I door*» oin», etc.) nutcfc m width.

Stroke one edge of a dampened hifu^ehi ikl vpmgt into Butter Peean. Draw the line» of the troropc Tool calnnct and shelves ami AkJc them at the tune time with the Noce h«>» there» txmitx %hadmg un«U-r the »helve* and in the ciranv

Jn paint the l*v duih. thinly ¿m luvntiai the doily area with \VWk-er White. (If itV t«*> opjque the %helf won't »him through the "*abnc."> I .»»id a no. 10 rlat with Wider UTwte and Light <irav and paint «caUop» around the pointed edfe of the doily.

With the »ame ^ bewh. parnt little detail» in the corner lace. Add little cml*oidefed aarcnt» around the cwiter wipe.

4 In each scallop, pxint a %un-liurv detail.

Lace Doily and China l ase

~ Dot m Wicker WTwc with ihr mil of your brush han-• «lie to represent knots.

7 Double loud j no I : il.it with Brilliant Btoe and Stating .Medium. Wiggle on scallops along the top and bottom edges, keepeng the Hue sulr of the Imixh toward the middle of the bow l

6&i«ecoat the bowl shape of the s*sc with Wicker White. Load a v-inch (l*>ram> flat with Floating Medium and side load imo Light Gray. Shade around all edges, keeping the gra> to the outsule.

8Pki up a little Midnight on the same bnssh and stroke little line» up from the l»Ht««n scallops und down In un the top scallops. Soy up on the chisel edge U your hrush for these lines.

9 Ui i littUr Wkker Wh.tr and nuxt lioauny Medrara to the vaine bnaah and make light Uue comma «trole* m the U'*fmn «callopt

1 ✓ \ With a no. 2 tenpe liner loaded uath inU Bniliaiu 1 ' ' Bloe and Midntghc. add iftmhacdunjr to the In «mm flCtttofM and wiggly fciet under the t«ip «calUipk

Vdd rmehuth and one-unite leave* with Midnight and Floating Medium loailed uei a no, 6 flat beuth. Detail the handle with Iinew-ork and outline the top and bottom edges of the vaae with a *cnpc hner.

Double load a -inch (lf>mra) tlae with ThkUt and StmAcnm Paint the large ks%r* inr the bouquet tiid pull «tetm upward into than. Punt a im eitra «lett» Lmnv-»ci the -iM<r traf« tool fuumfvrctt iii

Yellow Flowers and Scrollwork

W Double load a no. 6 flat with Light (kay am! Dark (¡cay ami pick up «oœc I looting Medium. Add

"wrought inm* «mill work accent« <m both sides of the curved area.

UJ yettow fisx- petal flowers J with Buttercup and WVfcer While double loaded on a a* 12 flat. Pautt Kmc <if the blnssietts with white «witer edges and some with yeflow «niter edges far vanet>. Add shading lines with ink) Ycüow Ochre. Di« Ht centers with Yellow Ochre and ITucket.

Thn is how the top left part of the panel look» to far.

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Blue & White China Platter

1 s Nim» IctV tm*e ilown to ihc 1 ( ) mi.Mic <Mf <* the lefthand pancl. whcre Vtz pamted a trompe locil china pbttcr

Mcjfin In lii»<viutinp ihc mil area «ruh Wicker White OO a *-«nch (l*>mm) »Im. SkIc load thc *ame bnnh mto I jjchc Gray and *hadc thc ccntcr of thc piattrr Pnnt thc nm with Brillant B5oc «Ml Wickcr White plu* Floating Medium on a nu. 10 flat. I'* inky Midrj|[ht on a teripe faner lo paint frech and X« and tixiuliinc ihc blue rtm.

1 1.4 »ad a no. 12 flat with Brilliaitt I ! Blue and Miuinyc Mc«hum and (Mint a vtne aroend thc edge of thc platc.

1 O Paini i large caMuge rwc in thc i O ccntcr with Brilliant Blue and Midmght 4m a k-ioch (l^min) flat. Ixt*! a na 12 flat uith thc vamc coltm fc* thc «maller nne» at each %iik and ihc buch m thc ccntcr

1 Q Add thc brge lc*vc% with Bnl-I ' hant Blue and Floating Medium i» a v-tnch < l^inin) flu. Thc medium leavea are painted with Midmybt and Floating Medium oo a r*x 12 flat. and ilie unallctt lca*c* are painted witha no. 6 flat.

Add bttk owstldbe leaie» aD around the run of thc platter To add depth anil realnm, vhade underneath thc platter and under thc lace edge of the doily with Butter Pecan and floating Medium.

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Trompe L'oeil Door and Birdcage

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1 Paint a subtle garland design on the cabinet *door" — 1 unng a script liner and inky Butter Pecan to pi arc the sine*. The doorknob is detailed with inky Dark Gray.

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^ ^ Load a no. 10 flat with Burter Pecan and Floating mm — Medium ami paint bttle one-stroke lease*, connecting them to the une* With the *amc brush, pick up more Floating Medium and stroke on subtle shadow leaves m the background

1 Paint a subtle garland design on the cabinet *door" — 1 unng a script liner and inky Butter Pecan to pi arc the sine*. The doorknob is detailed with inky Dark Gray.

^ ^ Load a no. 10 flat with Burter Pecan and Floating mm — Medium ami paint bttle one-stroke lease*, connecting them to the une* With the *amc brush, pick up more Floating Medium and stroke on subtle shadow leaves m the background

Load a no. 2 script liner with inky Dark Gray and freehand the wires from top to bottom. Make sure some touch the back edge of the bottom deck and some touch the fr»«u. This goes a ruunded lot4; to the birdcage.

^ ~ Add some sine* with Thicket — J and Sunflower on a fc-inch (IVlttm) flat. Don't worry if >our bird-cage wires are not perfect — )tra can always wind your unes to cover any spot >ou don't like.

5 Begin the linkage by Uasccoat-mg the bottom carde and u>p arde with Light Gray. Add Dark Gray to the same brush and paint the rim on the iMtom and center circle*. Detail the top with a no I script liner.

*)/ Add leaves m J variety of sires draped over and # —U an Wild ihc Urdcagc Double load Thicket and Sun-flower on a X-iocfc (19mm) flat for the largest, nppl>-edged leases. Fill m with smooth-edged. OWHWOlt leases uvng a no. 12 flat, then me a no 2 script liner with mky Thicket for new growth trndrtK.

^ To fitush off the lefthand panel of the screen, detail ~ / the cihnnct "door" with more shading to give a rarsed panel effect. Let the leaves from the shelf above hang gmefolly over the door« and nuke the ckxirknob as fancy or as simple a* )t>u wtth.

Paltern fbr Pink Tulips in Blue & White Planier

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Pink Tulips

IXhiWc load j -tnch < IVmm> flu u,t.H IWrr> \V«nc -O and Wicker WW. itfi die Wicker Ute corner into Son flou er. Wiggle the bnwh ujm jnl ami %top it the potnt ni the |H*tal IXm> bit ytw hnnh up off the «uvfacc >vt

Non lean the hnnh A m ti. revene dimt»«i and u i«U down to ñnivh the peul. B<*h «acjw 2H and are done m imc »trnfce. Be wre >«uT%t kept the Berry Wine ton ard the center.

} A To layer petalv wiggle up to the tip and %lide down, J)U leading with the Hem Wine cilyeofthe hrudi.

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