Following directions on the crackle medium bottle, apply one good coat of crackle. Allow to dry until tacky (20-45 minutes).
Paint over the crackle with Antique White. Paint will begin to crackle within a matter of minutes. let this dry completely, overnight is best.
Trace outline of pattern (the rectangle) and paint inside with White. You may need two coats if the crackle shows through too much. Allow to dry completely.
Trace pattern of plant and outer decoration onto painted rectangle.
Paint “Basil” with Georgia Clay and outer edge decoration with Forest Green.
Paint entire plant using Leaf Green, shade leaves and stems with Forest Green. Using a dry scruffy brush, dip bristles in Forest Green and dab off excess onto a paper towel or rag. Pounce onto areas where blooms are. Clean out brush and repeat the loading process with White paint and lightly highlight leaf edges. use a toothpick or a stylus to dot on White onto the blossoms.
Sign your work! Spray completed project with 2-3 coats of acrylic spray sealer (matte) according to directions on can.
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