It’s easy to jazz up a plain wooden pencil box with a few Pencil me in Resene testpots. Resene kids art with Mark Rayner – 59 You will need: • Large and small • Resene testpots of Resene Golden artists’ paintbrushes Fizz, Resene Jackpot and Resene • Resene Quick Dry Kitsch waterborne primer • Wooden pencil box with coloured undercoat pencils (ours came from ‘Spotlight’) Top tip: You could also paint a plastic pencil box in the same way – just make sure you prime it first with Resene Waterborne Smooth Surface Sealer. Step one Step two Remove the coloured pencils, slide the lid completely Paint the box base with two coats of Resene Jackpot, off the pencil box and prime the box base and lid with taking care not to get any paint in the grooves. Allow one coat of Resene Quick Dry, taking care not to get two hours for each coat to dry. any in the grooves. Allow to dry for two hours. Here’s another idea: Combine Resene Madison and Resene Spitfire with self adhesive stars for a really cool effect. F o r m o re i d e a s a n d inspiration visit your local Resene ColorShop or w w w. r e s e n e. c o. n z o r www.resene.com.au. Step three Step four Paint the lid with two coats of Resene Kitsch, allowing Using a small artists’ brush, paint spots on the lid using Check out our special Artists two hours for each coat to dry. Resene Golden Fizz. Allow to dry for two hours, then section online replace the pencils and slide the lid back into position. www.resene.co.nz/artists/ artists_canvas.htm or www.resene.com.au/artists/ artists_canvas.htm.