Painters tape, 1” Flat brush, #6 flat brush, 2-9”x3/8” dowel rods, White Sculpey polymer clay, Walnut Hollow Basswood Country Round, Wood glue
- Basecoat the wood with Parchment, leaving the edge raw wood.
- Tape off 1” vertical stripes and paint with Coffee Latte. Paint a light coat so the paint has a transparent look. Allow to dry.
- Tape off 1” horizontal stripes and repeat the painting technique with Coffee Latte.
- Tape off thin vertical stripes 1/8” from Coffee Latte. Paint with Apple Red. Repeat the same process with the horizontal lines.
- Tape off thin vertical stripes 1/8” from the Apple Red stripe. Paint with Licorice. Repeat the same steps with the horizontal stripes.
- Using some clay, shape into a 1”x 2” rectangle. Cut the ends diagonally to create the shape for the end of the arrows. Using a butter knife, draw the lines in to the clay as shown. Repeat the steps to create the other side.
- Take a piece of clay and mold it into a 2” x 2” triangle. Create the hole for the dowel rod to fit into once it is baked. Bake the pieces of clay following the manufacturer’s instructions.
- When the clay is baked, glue the pieces to the dowel rod as shown. Paint the entire arrow with Licorice. When the paint is dry, take a dry stencil brush and Pueblo and lightly brush onto the arrow.
- Glue the arrows to the plaque.