I was able to get the, weathered finish I wanted. I wanted it to look like it had been left out in the yard.
The underside is what it looked like before.
I've mentioned that I will be very busy this year. Conducting a series of workshops will be one of my endeavors. Participants will be taught multiple ways to achieve weathered, aged, rusty, and, chippy finishes. Tips, tricks, and some of my unorthodox techniques will be a part of the experience. There will be lots of Q and A.
More info to come.
Absolutely lovely ... I would soooooo love to learn this process!!!ReplyDelete
diane @ thoughts and shots
It looks great, Rosemary! I love the frame, too!ReplyDelete
Brilliant. Leaving it outside reminds me of the 1970's-I would leave my jeans on the clothes line for weeks to get the look I wanted. I was ahead of the trends. You are too as always. Thank you for your sweet comment. You should be teaching and writing a book too. xo, oliveReplyDelete
I love it! How fun that some students will learn some great techniques from you. They will be blessed!!! xo DianaReplyDelete
OH MY! Rosemary this looks wonderfully vintage...I envy those people who will participate in your workshops!!!ReplyDelete
If I didn't live this far away....I'd be at each and every one of your workshops, Rosemary! I sooo want to learn how to create this patina!! Love it!ReplyDelete
You need to do an online version!!ReplyDelete
OH.MY.GOODNESS!!! Rosemary! You are a genius when it comes to replicating gorgeous old patinas and finishes....I have another suggestion dear friend. Sell your tutorials online (via Etsy or your own shop) with step-by-step photographs and instructions. This is beautiful girl!!! xxoo, DawnReplyDelete
Your workshops sound awesome! It is so funny you mention wanting something to look like it has been sitting out in the yard--recently I have put a couple pieces out to weather for awhile because I have learned then I can paint them and the paint doesn't stick everywhere. I guess it is like aging the old fashioned way! LolReplyDelete
Hi Rosemary, it looks gorgeous!!! I can't believe you got that effect from bare wood!!ReplyDelete
I love the look!ReplyDelete
That turned out beautifully Rosemary! How cool that you're teaching classes:)ReplyDelete
Congrats on your workshops! If I lived closer, I would definitely sign up. Love the chippy look. Sadly, I remember years ago turning my nose up at chippy pieces. Now look at me. =)ReplyDelete
Beautiful. Love all of your fantastic creations.ReplyDelete
The weathered piece looks wonderful! I hope your workshops will be online because I would love to learn from one of the best!ReplyDelete
Gigi @ Old World Patina
So pretty Rosemary! I agree, having you for a teacher would be learning from one of the best!ReplyDelete
I agree with the comment above. On line courses would be fantastic or an Ebook series. Then even those of us far away could learn from you too. Your projects are fantastic.ReplyDelete
Just love how your things turn out.ReplyDelete
will it be online class?
Very impressive, looks totally convincing. Lucky students to learn from a professional like you. Heading over to check out your fun store.
oh so cool!!!ReplyDelete
Hi Rosemary! The chippy finish on the planter is sheer perfection. Would love to know how you achieved it.ReplyDelete
Have you considered doing a series of video tutorials on the way you achieve your various finishes? If you got a professional or semi-professional videographer involved and made sure they were lit well, the sound was good and every steo of the process was clear, you could sell the series on your blog for downloading. I know I'd buy them! I'd love to take your classes, you are THE go-to expert for aged and layered finishes, but I'm in L.A. and cannot get to you! Anyhow, think about it, please?
Please say you will be coming to New England!ReplyDelete
oooooohhh i just love your chipping.... i want to do that to but no idea how!!! Love everything you make. You can do so many thingsssReplyDelete
Oooo, I would love a workshop with you to learn all your tricks and detailing! I have really enjoyed using your old world techniques, I wish my items looked as yummy as yours, but I will keep at it!ReplyDelete