colour washing


Colour Washing

Colour Washing

Light and airy, reminiscent of a warm summer's day. Create the look of time-worn elegance and sun drenched walls.

  1. Paint the wall with desired base colour. Let dry 24 hours.

  2. Mix a 50/50 paint and glaze mixture.

  3. Dampen rag with water and dip into paint mixture. With a large circular motion apply mixture to walls. Continue until the whole area is completed.

  4. Apply additional colours as desired. Let dry between each application.

  5. (OPTIONAL) For an architectural relief as shown in front page picture, use stencil 1680-924.

Paint & Tools:
Base Coat: Beauti-Tone 5I1-5
Top Coats: Beauti-Tone 5H3-6, Beauti-Tone 5G3-7Colour Washing

Rag 1611-205, Beauti-Tone Glaze 1824-280/299

Stand back and view the area that you are colour washing at intervals, to make sure that there is a consistent look on the walls.