In our back garden we have a very old crabapple and hawthorn tree, side by side. Beautiful in the spring and fall, they provide a treat for the birds. The painting is done on an antique lunch bucket. The idea will adapt easily to other wood or tin boxes, trunks, shaker boxes, etc.
Jo Sonja’s Artist’s Colors
Napthol Red Light
Jo Sonja's Artist's Mediums
Painting medium of choice
Retarder Medium or Gel Retarder
Jo Sonja's Sure Touch
#3-4 round (#6 Sableon) and #6 filbert - Basic painting
#2 liner - Fine details
1/2" - 3/4" old brush - Applying Retarder Medium
1/8"-3/8" Possibilities brushes - Blending.
3/4" Possibilities brush - Mopping out colors, when desired.