WOODEN CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

07/09/2021

For an authentic and natural-looking Christmas tree, create these wooden decorations and try out the relief drawing technique. 

Materials:

  • Several small wooden Christmas toys
  • Metallic acrylic colours: gold, silver and white
  • 3 Fantasy Prisme colours or more of your choice
  • 3 Fantasy Moon colours or more of your choice
  • Cerne Relief 1-2 metallic and white
  • A no. 10 flat brush
  • Wooden sticks and plastic pipettes
  • Glazing (or Crystal) Resin

  •    Prepare the surface. Apply acrylic paint to 2 sides (front/back) and the edges, making sure that the wood is fully covered. Allow to dry for 20-30 minutes. (you can do your drawing by pencil well in advance)


  • Apply the relief lines to the design and the edges using Cerne Relief gold, silver or white. Allow to dry for 20 minutes.


  •   Make sure to mix the Prisme or Moon colours well using a stick before applying them.


  • Gently apply the paint using the wooden stick according to the design and the effects you want. Allow to dry for 72 hours, away from dust.


  • Final decoration. Volume and depth effect. Prepare the resin according to the instruction on the box.


  • Gently apply the resin using a plastic pipette. Allow to dry for 24 hours, away from dust.

 

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