Painting (cont., pg. 3)

 

Decorative Painting

Faux painting includes such techniques as rag rolling, sponging, color washing, and stippling.

 faux painting

  

Rag Rolling and Sponging


Rag rolling (right) is just what the name implies.

A rag is rolled over the surface, creating a shaded, distressed look.

A look of texture and depth is the result.

Sponging (below) involves pressing the paint onto the surface with a sponge.

 

rag rolling

Stone and Metal Paint

Specialty paints can create unique looks.  

Stone paint creates a look like its name.

Metal paint can create an interesting look on ceilings and moldings.

sponge painting

 

 

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