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Golden hand

Create this fabulous golden hand and use it as a funky paintbrush stand or even as a display for your favourite jewellery

Golden hand - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 124

Difficulty level: Challenging

You will need: Ice block stick to stir paint, Paintbrush, Paper maché hand, Resene Aquaclear Gloss, Resene Quick Dry, Resene testpots of Resene Bullion and Resene Porsche.

Top tip: If you’re not able to buy a paper maché hand, you could always make your own out of cardboard, newspaper and paste.

Here's another idea: This brilliant metallic blue hand was painted with Resene Astronaut and Resene Time Warp.

Golden Hand
Golden hand

Another idea - metallic blue hand
Another idea: Metallic blue hand

Step 1
Step one
Paint the paper maché hand with one coat of Resene Quick Dry and allow two hours to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Paint the paper maché hand with one coat of Resene Porsche and allow two hours to dry
Step 3
Step three
Carefully stir the Resene Bullion with an ice block stick, as shown.
Step 4
Step four
Paint the paper maché hand with one coat of Resene Bullion and allow two hours to dry.
Step 5
Step five
Once again, carefully stir the Resene Bullion and apply a second coat to the paper maché hand. Allow two hours for the paint to dry.
Step 6
Step six
To make the hand nice and shiny apply three coats of Resene Aquaclear, making sure you allow two hours for each coat to dry. So cool!

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