Dogwood E-Pattern By Donna Hodson
E-Pattern by Donna Hodson includes color photo, drawings and full painting instructions.
SURFACE: Small lap desk, 11” x 2 ¼” x 9 9/16”, purchased from Artist Club, www.artistclub.com
No. 62162. You could also use any 8” x 10” surface or enlarge to fit other sizes.
The lap desk comes with gold hinges, but I purchased nickel colored hinges so that they would look better with the cool colors.
PAINT: DecoArt Americana Acrylic: Prussian Blue, Deep Midnight Blue, Light Buttermilk, Titanium White, Light Avocado, Avocado, Plantation Pine, Hauser Light Green, Olive, Cadmium Yellow, Burnt Umber, Cranberry Wine, Grey Sky
1” wash brush, #1, #8, #12 or # 14 flat, ½” angle, 10/0 detail liner and/or 10/0 script liner (Use any brand you choose but use good quality brushes)
JoSonja’s All Purpose Water Based Sealer (or another water based sealer),
Gleams Silver Metallic paint by Delta (or another silver paint)
White and old grey graphite
C-thru ruler (to aid in making an accurate tracing)
600 wet/dry sandpaper (black), can be found at automotive supply stores. I cut the sheet into smaller squares for easier use.
Nickel hinges, can be found at Walmart or Loews.
JoSonja’s Water Based Polyurethane Matte Varnish (or your choice)
Usual Acrylic Supplies