Last time, I posted what the lamp base looked like before it was fired and with color. Thankfully, the clay fired without any problems and I was ready for painting. First, I watered down some house paint as a gesso and painted all the surfaces to seal them. Next, I used acrylic paints (I borrowed my daughter’s paints) and mixed the colors to match the original. Then I sprayed it with a glossy clear coat and glued some felt to the bottom so it wouldn’t scratch. Finally, I attached the lamp hardware and lampshade and delivered it to the happy customer!
This picture shows my replica on the left and the original on the right….
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Kris, I love getting these emails from you! It is so wonderful to follow your gifts through these updates. Thank you so much for them! May God continue to bless you and your family! Love,Aaron Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2012 04:25:04 +0000 To: email@example.com
You did a great job, as both pieces look identical.Love the details. It is a fun piece of art.
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