Time Required :
About an hour
Beginner
Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

gray wash initial wood plaque

Step 1
Choose letter stencil and tape in place on the center of the plaque.  
Step 2
Pour out paint onto paper plate and dip dauber into the paint.  
Step 3
Dab a dauber over the letter stencil. Remove the stencil and let dry. 
Step 4
Click here to download the pattern. 
Step 5
Position the pattern around the letter. Slide graphite paper under the pattern, with the graphite side facing the plaque. Tape all into place. Trace around the laurel pattern using a pencil, transferring to the wood plaque. 
Step 6
Use paint and a detail brush to go over the lines and add color. Let dry.
 
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You’ll Also Need
  • Painter's Tape
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper Plate (or Palette Paper)
  • Pencil
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