June  2014 Class Pictures

Just for Flowers Tints
Just for Flowers Tints

Use Just for Flowers tints to enhance, or slightly change the color of artificial flowers, containers or other items. It is a transparent spray that allows the underlying color to show.

Create colored glass
Create colored glass

Create colored glass by painting it from the back or inside. A great way to customize clear glass ornaments. Colored glass is enhanced by painting the inside with a metallic paint.

Resin compote finished in copper.
Resin compote finished in copper.
Copper
Copper

Spray with copper. Overspray with a blue-green paint. Next, overspray with mess master, causing bl-gr to run into the crevices. Lightly wipe off to let the copper show through

Spray with Turquoise Cloth
Spray with Turquoise Cloth

Spray with turquoise and remove it with a soft cloth dipped in acetone.

 The Mossy Pot with Color
The Mossy Pot with Color

The mossy pot technique can be used with any combination of paint colors.

Variations in the mossy pot finish.
Variations in the mossy pot finish.
 Mossy Pot Technique.
Mossy Pot Technique.

Mossy pot technique. To watch a video on how to create mossy pots, go to http://www.houseofdesign.co#!painting-techniques--mossy-potscsm2

Chinese Lacquer
Chinese Lacquer

Use these colors to create a Chinese lacquer finish. While paint is absorbed in a porous finish, on a hard surface it will get a high sheen from the glossy wood tone.

First Layer of Red
First Layer of Red

The first layer of red is almost complete.

Finial with original finish
Finial with original finish
French Finish
French Finish

Finish for finial inspired by French building

Layering the paint on the finial.
Layering the paint on the finial.
Colorize a Brass Lamp
Colorize a Brass Lamp

Colorize a brass lamp to coordinate with your room colors. Completely spray lamp with a single color and then rag a darker color.

Malachite finish
Malachite finish
A Malachite Finish
A Malachite Finish

A malachite finish can be achieved by blending greens and black. Dip the tip of a feather in black paint to create the veining.

Granite finish.
Granite finish.
Granite
Granite

A granite finish is created by starting with a white backgound and then spattering, sponging, and overspraying shades of gray and white with black accents.

Cherub lamp finished.jpg
Cherub lamp finished.jpg
Spray Base
Spray Base

Use either the original finish, or completely spray with gold, bronze or copper. Spray small areas with turquoise .

Add or remove the blue-green
Add or remove the blue-green

Add or remove as much of the blue-green as preference dictates.

Add Bronze
Add Bronze

Adding a bit of bronze to the cherub lamp.

Swirled paint finishes.jpg
Swirled paint finishes.jpg

Use Just for Flowers tints to enhance, or slightly change the color of artificial flowers, containers or other items. It is a transparent spray that allows the underlying color to show.

Spray paint on the water surface.
Spray paint on the water surface.

Spray paint on the water surface. Layer several colors together for fun effects. Or do one color at a time, dipping item several times.

 Swirl the container as you dip it
Swirl the container as you dip it

Swirl the container as you dip it in the water with the paint floating on the surface.

Refresh a figurine
Refresh a figurine

Refresh a figurine by 'airbrushing' it with color and adding a glossy wood tone finish. We painted the eyes with glossy black to give them life.

Antique any gold finish
Antique any gold finish

Antique any gold finish by adding other shades of gold, spattering with black and antiquing with glossy wood tone.