Monday, November 10, 2014
I can't seem to distract her... Even with cookies.
So... I started stippling this morning.
Anyway, back to the stippling. I used gesso and a small foam stencil brush. It is round, so does not leave any straight lines in the finish.
The gesso had been left open a couple of days to get it thicker. It was perfect.
Whatever I do, that will have to be done before I make the windows.
This isn't really a great candidate for half timber. The windows are too regularly spaced, but I am going to do it anyway. The only other houses that I can think of that are regularly done with the windows and doors on the end of the gables are the Amsterdam canal houses and the South African Dutch houses. Neither of those quite fit the bill. Those don't necessarily have the balanced doors and windows either.
In case you were wondering. I am still going to work on Daisy's Cottage... First I have to get the lady holding the platter of Turkey to go away.
That may be tough. Mini Tessie keeps asking, "Will it be finished by Thanksgiving? I want to have some friends over."
I fear that Mini Tessie is going to disappear before that happens. If she does, please don't tell Big Tessie what happened to her...
I am juggling as fast as I can... and having fun doing it!
See you tomorrow.