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Posted by r_murray 5 (My Page) on
Fri, Jan 28, 11 at 17:58

Since I was in a hurry I didn't let the paint dry between stages. I will wait for an hour or so and coat this mushroom with polyurethane. This project was completed in about 45 minutes.

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1. Starting with an older mushroom made of a cement and perlite mix.

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2. I started by spray painting with a light green paint.

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3. A few areas were painted with a second shade of green

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4. Cracks and crevasse were painted with yellow acrylic paint

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5. Before the yellow could dry I whiped the mushroom with a damp cloth

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6. The first coat of transparent stain

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7. Although out of focus I added a little glitter

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8. Second coat of transparent stain

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9. Finished


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That is an awesome tutorial. You explained it so perfectly. I love the finished product. Thank you so much for sharing. - Marylee


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Wonderful! All those steps make an original 'shroom! TFS! Jeanne S.


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Sure looks good for a quickie job or even if it took a long time. You are good with color & always seem to choose ones that make your art look so natural. Jan


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Amazing transformation! That transparent stain really changes the look, and I love that you used glitter for extra sparkle. Thanks for sharing your process...now I just have to wait for the snow to melt to reveal my mushrooms so I can pretty them up a bit!

Sheryll


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Wonderful new color and finish.
Kathy


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