How to Make Rust Beautiful

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How to Make Rust Beautiful
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Start by prepping the surface of wooden plank with heavy white gesso and allow to dry. Set aside and get out wings ornament.

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Using the Truffle color from the Rust set, apply a heavy coat all over. allow to dry. Next add the Terracotta sparingly and let dry. Add some of the Amber here and there. Continue layering colors.

Using the Truffle color from the Rust set, apply a heavy coat all over. allow to dry. Next add the Terracotta sparingly and let dry. Add some of the Amber here and there. Continue layering colors.

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Continue to layer the colors in the Rust set in different spots until you are satisfied with the look. Once this is all dry you can add some of the darker green in the Patina set. Set aside to dry.

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This has the green patina, although I did add more of the rust and truffle colors when it was dry.

This has the green patina, although I did add more of the rust and truffle colors when it was dry.

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While your wings dry you can start your background by painting wood plank with clear gesso to seal it. Let that dry and then use crackle paste through a stencil randomly and let dry.

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Add white gesso in a diamond shape to the middle and let dry. Start adding colorations sprays one at a time drying in between. I used Sandcastle, Warm, and Peacock Feathers. add water and move around.

Add white gesso in a diamond shape to the middle and let dry. Start adding colorations sprays one at a time drying in between. I used Sandcastle, Warm, and Peacock Feathers. add water and move around.

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Paint 3x3 small square with an aqua acrylic and let dry. Then drybrush some white gesso.

Paint 3x3 small square with an aqua acrylic and let dry. Then drybrush some white gesso.

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Add screw head brads to corners.

Add screw head brads to corners.

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Once dry, add Colorations Sedona and a spritz of water. dry with heat tool. Apply rust set technique on screw heads and around edges.

Once dry, add Colorations Sedona and a spritz of water. dry with heat tool. Apply rust set technique on screw heads and around edges.

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Gather an assortment of metal gears in a few sizes and apply the rust technique to them. Set them aside to dry.

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Add the rust set technique around edges of base wooden plank and in areas as shown in picture. Dry with heat tool.

Add the rust set technique around edges of base wooden plank and in areas as shown in picture. Dry with heat tool.

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Adhere the small square and add rusted gears. Use a matte gel adhesive so you can reposition until satisfied with the look.

Adhere the small square and add rusted gears. Use a matte gel adhesive so you can reposition until satisfied with the look.

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Position wings at an angle on the smaller square and adhere with matte gel.

Position wings at an angle on the smaller square and adhere with matte gel.

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Add some glass stones and mini art stones here and there and allow to dry completely.

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Using jute string tie the sentiment medal onto the board, knotting in the back and cutting off any excess. Apply a small amount of hot glue or adhesive to the knot to ensure hold.

Using jute string tie the sentiment medal onto the board, knotting in the back and cutting off any excess. Apply a small amount of hot glue or adhesive to the knot to ensure hold.

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Add more rust color in areas using the terracotta from the rust set and some colorations Juicy mixed with water. Add small drips of minx in Panache and Decadent to darken areas for more interest.

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