A contemporary treatment of an old Penn Dutch idea, hodgepodge combines stylized fruits and vegetable forms with traditional acanthus leaves. Decorative borders and a little faux finish that very simply emulate the old “crystallized” insets on traditional country tin pieces completes the decorative look in a new updated expression.
Painting medium of choice or water
Gel Retarder Medium for faux finish
Raw Sienna–Deep Y
* Denotes background colors
#3-4 round–Basic painting.
#2 liner–Fine details.
#2 striper (optional)–Stripes.
1” flat, filbert, or oval glaze–Faux finishes.
Note* You’ll need a piece of plastic wrap for the faux finish when it is used.