bunn (bunn) wrote,
bunn
bunn

I paint a box

I bought the wooden box unfinished (it's made of pine) and painted it.  It might look a bit better if I had not packed the electric sander away somewhere that I now can't find, but I am still quite pleased with it.  It is painted in burnt umber (because I have a giant pot of that) with bronze and rich gold accents, and then a coat of clear pouring acrylic to make it glossy.  It's painted as a dice, and will be a dice box (the dragon is a big number 1 spot).  I used an inkbrush to paint the dark parts of the dragon-spot, but this was a mistake - I should have sealed the box first before putting ink on it, it ran a bit, but you can't really see it now.


Tags: arty stuff
Subscribe

  • In The Land of the Red Weed

    A bug's eye view of the sedum carpet. I was a bit concerned that the bees were flying over it to get to the chive flowers beyond,…

  • Another garden-post!

    I forgot to take photos of two of the Garden Features : the anchors. These were discovered on the estuary floor by the previous owner of the house,…

  • A garden-post

    This is what we started with on the lower side of the house. It's rough concrete, a bit cracked, and with no fence or gate onto the lane on the…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 3 comments