INSTRUCTIONS FOR PAINTING|
as Published on the Back Cover of
ALBANY's 1926 Catalog
Apply a coat of flat white paint to casting. When this is thoroughly dry,|
proceed with the color decoration. Use a soft camel's hair brush. Apply the paint
thinly. Brush with an even stroke, the long way of the design, not across.
Procure a tube of oil paint in red, blue, yellow, black and white. From these five tubes,
In mixing colors, use a palette knife though shades may be developed by use of a brush.
If you are not familiar with color harmony or correct color combinations, look about you
In painting flowers, imitate or reproduce the colors of the flower itself. In decorating
Shading adds greatly to the beauty of the work. When a yellow flower is painted, shade
The antiquing process, which adds to the beauty of this work, is produced as follows:
Bronze powders may be applies in one of two ways. The usual way is to mix the bronzing liquid
If a brilliant, highly polished surface is desired, use enamel paint.
The low parts and those farthest away from you should be painted first, then apply the colors
Albany's Cape Cod Cottage Design #124
(Picture is for Reference & was not part the Original Instructions)
with the foreground. After this has been done, line in the window and door frames.
To preserve painting, after it is thoroughly dry apply a coat of flat varnish or shellac.