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A Rose Garden Painting

Posted by kraftylady23 (My Page) on
Thu, May 15, 08 at 6:19

I tried to post this and was pretty sure I did it right, but I don't see it. So if this is duplicated I am sorry. Here is a picture of my rainy day project yesterday. It is a Jeanne Maurer design and a free download from This is a first for me of shaded roses, so I know it is not great, but I am happy with it and know the more I practice I should get better. Thanks for looking.

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RE: A Rose Garden Painting

Very pretty, Donna, Nice design with the roses and the dragonfly and your crackle finish turned out great too. And I even love the candle holder you used on it. Such a nice way to spend a rainy day too. ;o) Luvs

RE: A Rose Garden Painting

The roses are pretty and I love the colors you used...could never tell it's your first time doing them, but that dragonfly is totally awesome! What a wonderful piece and I agree...a great way to spend a rainy afternoon!

RE: A Rose Garden Painting

Donna, this is very pretty. I think you did a great job. I am not familiar with Jeanne Maurer but will look her up.

RE: A Rose Garden Painting

It looks great!

Did you crackle it first and then paint the detail on top of the crackling? What is that like?

RE: A Rose Garden Painting

I crackled the boards first and then I actually sealed it with a sealer so that the roses would not look crackled and have a smooth finish to paint on. Let me know if you have any questions. Thanks for the compliments.

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