We look at Victorian Chippendale Techniques for inspiration to paint this clock. The small naval scene idea came from old English dial or clock face painting. It is a nice surprise in the floral garden. The clock is made of alder.
Complete Supply List:
Painting Medium of choice
Kleister Medium (optional)
Tiger Lily (O tint)
Gold Oxide (toned O)
Red Earth (toned R)
Indian Red Oxide (toned RV)
Yellow Oxide (toned Y)
Raw Sienna (toned YO)
Moss Green (toned YG)
Antique Green (toned R)
Storm Blue (Pthalo Blue + touch of Black) (toned B)
Brown Earth (Toner)
Black Umber or Carbon Black (Base color toner)
Unbleached Titanium (toned W)
*Note: This is a large palette. If you are willing to mix (brush mix as you proceed through painting steps), then you may eliminate the colors that you are willing to mix, about nine colors.
Jo Sonja's Sure Touch
#2 and #4 or 5 round - Basic painting
#0-1 short or mid length liner - Gold liner work
#2 short liner - Fine details
1/2" - 3/4" Oval Wash - Background lightening of gold.
1/2" old filbert or Oval Wash - Applying Retarder Medium
3/4" Mop - Blending out Retarder