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FALL TRUCK WREATH

Posted by Tony Tabor on

FALL TRUCK WREATH

Designer: Bob Moreni

SUPPLIES

Form

  • MB-1529 Vintage Truck Plaque

Colors

  • SS-45 Buttermilk
  • SS-81 Shimmering Silver
  • SS-130 Medium Gray
  • SS-135 White
  • SS-138 Black
  • SS-176 Christmas Red
  • SS-210 Orange
  • SS-234 Medium Mocha
  • SS-237 Forest Green
  • SS-317 Turquoise
  • SS-335 Rich Blue

Decorating Accessories

  • CB-110 #10/0 Liner
  • CB-202 #2 Detail Brush
  • Basecoat Brush
  • Assorted Drybrushes

Miscellaneous Accessories

  • Matte Sealer
  • Flowers
  • Truck Ribbon
  • Mini Pumpkins
  • Mini Scarecrow
  • Hot Glue

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Begin with properly fired shelf cone 04 bisque. Moisten a clean sponge and wipe bisque to remove any dust.
  2. Using a Basecoat Brush, apply 2 coats of SS-276 Forest Green & SS-335 Rich Blue 1 : 1 to the truck (except the windows, head & tail lights). Allow to dry.
  3. Drybrush the truck with a mix of 1 part SS-276 Forest Green, 1 part SS-335 Rich Blue and 2 parts SS-317 Turquoise.
  4. Add a small amount of SS-135 White to the above mix then highlight the truck with this mix.
  5. Basecoat the windows, tire whitewalls and headlight with 2 coats of SS-45-Buttermilk. Allow to dry.
  6. Antique the windows and tire whitewalls with a thin wash of SS-234 Medium Mocha.
  7. Drybrush the windows, tire whitewalls and headlight with SS-45 buttermilk then 2 coats of SS-135 White.
  8. Basecoat the tires, bumpers and grill with SS-138 Flat Black. Allow to dry.
  9. Drybrush the bumpers and the grill with SS-81 Shimmering Silver.
  10. Apply 2 coats of SS-176 Christmas Red to the tail light. Drybrush with SS-210 Orange.
  11. Trim hubcaps, doorknob, head light, tail light and windows with SS-81 Shimmering Silver.
  12. Drybrush the tires with SS-130 Medium Gray. Allow to dry.
  13. Apply Matte Sealer to the piece.
  14. Drill holes in the back of the truck, attach to grapevine wreath with floral wire.
  15. Glue Mini Pumpkins and Scarecrow in the back of the truck.
  16. Add bow and flowers and pumpkins to the wreath.