Delicious! Colorful! It is a fruit to celebrate about. Here we will use the cherry in a very traditionally inspired interpretation combining Country Tin painting techniques and design style. Elements of this design style combined with today’s beautiful colors yield a look that is truly refreshing. We hope you’ll enjoy painting this idea and finding many ways to introduce the concept to other pieces.
Painting medium of choice or water
Note: To make the colors semi-transparent or transparent, just mix a little water or painting medium with the desired colors. Proportions will vary, depending on the pigment you are using.
Red Violet – RV
Napthol Red Light or Napthol Crimson – R
Orange or Vermilion – O
Yellow Orange – YO
Vines – G
Raindrop – BG
Carbon Black – BK
Unbleached Titanium – W
Jaune Brilliant (for filigree designs) or O + W + touch of YO
Naples Yellow Hue or W + touch of YO – Y tint
Tiger Lily, a background color or O + touch of YO and W
#3-4 round – Basic painting.
#2 liner – Fine details, stripes.
¾”-1” old filbert, flat, or possibility brush – Dry brushing.