Monday, August 19, 2013

Fleur-de-lis Fresco

Well, that's the look I was going for.



This is my design, but, I used some of the techniques from the FARRAGOZ course, I shared HERE.

I envisioned something simple, with old world appeal.




I used a homemade gesso recipe for the foundation. The consistency is different than commercial acrylic gesso, and it has more weight.




I used homemade paints for the grey background colors, and to paint the fleur-de-lis design as well. 




Distressing it was the best part.




I love the crumbling look.




18 comments:

  1. Luv your crumbly old world piece Rosemary.
    Happy Sunday!

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  2. I love this piece with the fleur de lis, it looks like it just fell off the Wall of an old French palace! Big hugs,
    FABBY

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  3. Once again you thrill me with another awesome creation.

    Love this, c'est magnifique et belle!

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  4. Lovely -- love the colors and I have to agree with the distressing. Sometimes I'm pretty sure that's my favorite part of every project!

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  5. Your fleur de lis is just lovely, Rosemary. Love the texture and colors.

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  6. Oh my Rosemary...just beautiful...love everything about it..fabulous color!..You did it again with another gorgeous creation!

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  7. wonderful!

    blessings and have a super week.

    barb

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  8. Oh, I love that 'crumbling' look, too! You did a wonderful job on this :)
    Susan

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  9. That is so beautiful Rosemary! It really does look like an old piece!

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  10. Now, you know you had me at 'fleur de lis'! I love this piece. The techniques that you use on your pieces are so pretty.

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  11. Another beauty Rosemary...I love it with all it's chippy goodness!

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  12. Hi Rosemary! I took your advice about no-reply bloggers and discovered that since I changed over to Google+, my email was not being displayed. I believe I have that solved now. Your fleur-de-lis turned out so nice! Will you be sharing any of your 'new' recipes? Thanks for sharing! Blessings from Bama!

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  13. I love fleur de lis on anything !!

    your doing fabulous as you were before you started this new procedure of painting

    It's has your look and touch of art

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  14. It looks as if it just fell off an old crumbly building in Europe! Love it.

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  15. Beautiful Rosemary! It looks authentically old!
    xx
    Anne

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  16. Couldn't be more perfect Rosemary. Love it!!
    Hugs ~ Kerryanne

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  17. Gorgeous! I love anything with a fleur de lis! Beautiful color!

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  18. Just thought you might like to know...you were featured today on my blog! :-) Thanks so much for sharing at The Scoop!...hugs...Debbie
    http://confessionsofaplateaddict.blogspot.com/2013/08/finding-french-country-style.html

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