|Once I was happy with the proportions and |
general design I brought out the ruler and
went over the design again with a firmer hand.
|The first coat of acrylic 'Blue Bouquet'. As |
you can see the paint is quite opaque so a
second coat will be required.
|A close up picture to show the difference|
between one coat and two.
|Although I pencil in the design, I don't always|
follow my own lines...
|Mr. and Mrs. Bobble head in desperate need|
for a second coat.
|Once the family had had two coats I decided|
to add a border, again this needed two
coats. The sign looks OK, but I think there
is something missing.. it just looks too plain.
|I decided to add 'Approved Garage' in the top |
right hand corner just to fill the gap really.!
Again this was drawn on after deciding on the
|It's getting there, but now the space below|
the family looks a bit bare and in need of
|I needed a word or caption to put into the|
space below the family... so why not the
|The design and painting all finished, all that's|
left to do is drill some mounting holes and
then varnish the whole thing.
|Finished. Not a bad looking sign.|
A face book friend of mine has requested her
own Bobble head family sign, as her family
consists of the the same characters as the
Bobble head family, which I shall be glad to
produce for her.