Painting an Oriental Design on a Coffee Table
Painting an oriental design onto the surface of a coffee table can give it a unique and vibrant look. Here’s how you can turn that plain wood into a colorful, tailor-made piece of furniture.
Step-by-Step Guide to Painting an Oriental Design
- With sandpaper, give the coffee table a light sanding to remove any imperfections.
- With a tack cloth or damp cloth, wipe off any dust or dirt left from the sanding.
- Draw your design on the surface of the coffee table using a pencil, grid lines can help your drawing be straight and even.
- Basecoat the coffee table using a white acrylic paint.
- Using black, red and gold paint, fill in your design.
- For a more elegant look, use gold leaf to outline your design.
- Seal the design using a few coats of acrylic sealant for a lasting finish.
Tools and Materials Needed:
- Tack cloth or damp cloth
- White acrylic paint
- Various colors of acrylic paint
- Gold leaf
- Acrylic sealant
By following these steps, you will be able to paint an oriental design on your coffee table. With your own custom design, your table will be one of a kind. Get creative and enjoy the process!