Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Patriotic Chairs–God Bless America

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I was asked by my friend to paint some chairs she had.  She wanted them painted like one she had purchased years ago, but with my “twist” on it.  Here is the before picture. 

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Here is the after.  I washed the chairs, painted them with Americana acrylic paints, dry brushed to age the paint, applied an antique medium to really age them and finally applied the poly finish.

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Here is a close up of the dry brush stage….

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The picture below is at the acrylic stage only, before my “antique” layers.

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My friend was pleased with how they turned out.  I liked them too.  Now I will have to paint me some too.  Blessings from Wisconsin!


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5 comments:

texwisgirl said...

they are wonderful!!! i love them!!!

Faye Henry said...

Oh,... the chairs are awesome:-)
Such a wonderful job...
By the way, our son and his family are in Wisconsin staying with a couple who used to live here in New Brunswick...
Blessings..

Dicky Bird said...

Thanks for the compliments.

Bama Girl said...

Those chairs are awesome! You are a 'gal' of many talents!

Farmchick said...

Thanks for stopping by today and for the comment too :) I LOVE the way you painted the chairs.........they look great!!