Introduction: How to Make a Hand Painted Recipe Book
I would like to share with you this cool tutorial- how to make unique hand painted recipe book!
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Step 1: You Are Going to Need:
- acrylic paint
- brushes/different sizes
- White Sketchbook Canvas Cover Spiral
Step 2: Prepare Your Workplace
Organize your workplace by placing the paints that you are going to use next to you.
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Step 3: Paint the Covers With One Plain Colour
When applying the acrylic mix it with a bit of water. The paint shouldn`t be too waterish.
Step 4: Apply Gold Acrylic Paint
After the paint has dried, apply a second layer of gold or silver paint. While the gold paint is still wet- start making lines with the pallet-as shown on the picture.
Step 5: Paint Your Design
Always have an idea of the design you want to draw on your book. Free your imagination and experiment with different colours,materials.
Step 6: Draw Your Logo on the Back Cover
Think of unique logo and paint it on the back cover of the book.
Step 7: Apply a Varnish
Once the covers have dried. Apply a spray varnish.Leave it to dry.
Step 8: Your Unique Recipe Book Is Ready!
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial, I sure did - while creating these books!
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