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« on: November 22, 2009 03:00:34 PM »



Just finished a project that had been sitting on my "to-do" pile for months, if not years. And just in time fore the holidays.

I started with a readymade birdhouse from Micheal's and free-hand drew the open mouthed cat on the wood.

Here's my original sketch you can use as a template/ guide


Then I painted the design with craft paint, added highlights/lowlights, outlined some important details with sharpies and then applied two coats of clear coat lacquer.  Note of warning, the sharpie markers bled a little when I spray the clear coat.

Here's the finished project from all sides.  Thanks for looking, hope I've inspired someone.

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« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2009 03:46:15 PM »

It looks awesome!  Don't you hate it when you go to all that hard work and then something bleeds on it.. though I think it adds to the character of it.  Great job, well worth finishing.
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« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2009 04:04:42 PM »

Oh, I think it turned out great.  It's really cute.  Good job.
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