This is my basket of strawberries that will go onto my table.
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We were given this little wooden basket which we stained with Plaid Folkart stain, colour Apple Butter Brown, how delicious does that name sound.
We then applied some candle wax where we wanted the basket to look a little worn, then painted it with Americana Acrylic paint in a soft cream. When it was dry we knocked off the wax...hey presto a perfectly used basket.
When I got home I decided I needed to play with mine and this is what appeared on my worktable. I was so excited about how it turned out, I clean forgot to shade the leaves with my chalks.
How daft is that!
I simply don't have another excuse for it.
Anyway it will have to do for this time round.
Now look at this plant.....
I had to share it with you......This was made by
IGMA Fellow - Kyoko Kimura, from JAPAN - Plants
I am so happy to have won this on our annual Auction, it is hard to believe it is not real.
One can sure aspire to making plants of this quality.
Apparently he uses a resin clay....so much to learn.
He gives lessons at IGMA's Guild School at Castine, now there's a reason to attend Guild School.
Ah well one can dream!!!