Cy DeCosse Incorporated, 1996 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
Introduces useful finishing materials and tools and demonstrates sponging, combing, stenciling, spattering, whisking and trompe l'oeil.
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Waterbased Paints Glazes
Tools for Faux Finishing
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2Apply acrylic paint aerosol clear acrylic aerosol high-gloss clear Allow to dry antiquing solution applicator or paintbrush APPLY A FAUX Apply base coat areas artist's eraser blending brush bristles cheesecloth to soften clear acrylic sealer comb create Dab with wadded denatured alcohol desired color dry between coats earth-tone enamel to surface entire surface faux finish FINISH continued finish or aerosol glaze page 14 gloss glaze grain lines grout lines heart grain high-gloss clear acrylic High-gloss clear finish latex enamel paint low-luster latex enamel malachite MARBLE & STONE mat knife matte clear metal leaf METALLIC FINISHES Modern Options Painter's masking tape raw umber Remove tape Repeat steps roller satin clear finish sea sponge sections slightly specks sponge applicator stencil STONE FINISHES straight grain stripes strokes surface page 18 surface to dry techniques thin coats tinting solutions travertine TROMPE L'OEIL EFFECTS urethane wadded cheesecloth wash page 14 wet glaze Whisk wood WOOD-GRAIN FINISHES