Lazy Susan Tulips
- FolkArt® Acrylics:
- Wicker White (WW)
- Burnt Umber (BU)
- Alizarin Crimson (AC)
- Thicket (TK)
- Fresh Foliage (FF)
- Yellow Light (YL)
- Floating Medium (FM)
- Matte Spray Lacquer
- One Stroke Brushes ¾” Flat, #12 Flat, #2 Script Liner
Sand the surface of the wood and wipe clean.
Double load #12 flat brush with YL and WW.
Tip YL edge of brush into AC and blend on palette.
Paint back petals of Iris blossom keeping white side out. Paint top petals with pink edge out.
Dip edge of brush into AC. Blend to pink on palette and add dark pink lines by sliding on chisel edge of brush.
Add shorter darker lines on top of the pink ones with pure AC.
Paint stamen on center of large bloom with FF, YL, and WW using Liner and a “dabbing” stroke to apply paint.
Double load ¾” flat brush with FF and TK. Paint stems and foliage, leading with FF edge.
Double load #12 flat with WW and YL. Paint butterfly wings. Paint body and antennae with Liner and FF and TK. Paint wing details with Liner and thinned WW.
Load #12 flat with FM and side load with BU. Add shadow around blossoms and leaves to give dimension.
Seal with several light coats of lacquer for added durability.