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Easy tiger!

It’s easy to create these cool tiger CD stands from plain wooden bookends and a few Resene testpots.

Easy tiger - instruction sheet

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Resene kids art with Mark Rayner - Project 100

Difficulty level: Moderate

You will need: Cat shaped wooden bookends (ours came from‘Spotlight’), Paintbrushes (including anartists’ brush) PVA glue, Resene Art Action Quick Dry, Resene testpots in the following colours: Resene Alabaster, Resene Black, Resene Bowie, Resene Get Reddy and Resene Tangerine

Top tip: To create a shiny finish, simply apply one coat of Resene Art Action glaze (gloss) after the paint has dried.

Here's another idea: This brilliant black panther CD stand was made with Resene Elvis, Resene Nero and Resene Supernova.

Easy Tiger
Easy Tiger

Easy Tiger Another idea: Panther

Step 1
Step one
Following the manufacturer’s instructions, assemble the bookends and fix with PVA glue. Allow the glue to dry.
Step 2
Step two
Apply one coat of Resene Quick Dry to the bookends and allow two hours to dry.
Step 3
Step three
Paint the cat shape on each bookend with two coats of Resene Tangerine, allowing two hours for each coat to dry.
Step 4
Step four
Paint cat eye shapes on each bookend with Resene Alabaster, and once this is dry, paint the centre of each eye with Resene Bowie. Allow two hours to dry.
Step 5
Step five
Paint stripes and face details, as shown, with Resene Black. Allow two hours to dry.
Step 6
Step six
Paint the base and side of each bookend with two coats of Resene Get Reddy, allowing two hours for each coat to dry. That’s tiger-tastic!

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