Latest Articles from Old Village Paint

Oil Paints Make For Beautiful Harpsichords

Posted: October 10, 2019 – In: Shared Projects
From Ernest Miller, Harpsichord Maker I am a harpsichord maker and have been building (and painting) these instruments for over 35 years. In that time, I’ve tried almost every paint known to man. Recently, a fellow builder suggested I try Old-Village paint, so I ordered your color charts, and eventually decided on Rittenhouse Ivory and […]
harpsichord in workshop

Christmas Stocking Decor!

Posted: May 3, 2019 – In: Shared Projects
Wooden stockings look beautiful as home décor for the holidays, as these from Heidi Drewes show. She mentions that they are brighter in person. We are a society that is beholden to our respective cameras! Hi Laney… well… I finally found some pics I had in my files, and my Anna sent me pics of two […]
Christmas stockings

Kris Kringle

Posted: May 3, 2019 – In: Shared Projects
Here is a bit of Santa Claus inspiration from Heidi Drewes, in her own words. Truth – this is actually from 2013. We are just a bit slow in getting our blog going! I love painting Santa’s and Kris Kringles and Father Christmas und das Weihnachtsman (yes I can understand and speak a little German) […]
German smoker painting

An “Indian” Cupboard – 1232 Graining Liquid

Posted: May 3, 2019 – In: Shared Projects
This inspiration is from a good friend and Old Village user, Heidi Drewes. She is beyond talented! I am sending photos of our “Indian” Cupboard, showing some of the grain painting I did on this piece… this was actually the second piece I did using graining liquid to “paint landscapes” with… done in the year […]
indian painting

The Work Drives The Artist

Posted: April 28, 2019 – In: Shared Projects
Many thanks to Charles Anthony for sharing his work and his passion with us! Happy Monday (or perhaps not!) As you asked about seeing the finished stencil project to my circa 1812-89 Home, here are some views of the finished work. The room is 16×12 ft., with all the odd quirks that come with an […]
painted floor border