October 30, 2012

Marbling Technique

First seal the surface your working on.
Then, paint a dark green base coat. Let it dry.
Now, drench it with water.
Sponge on light green by pouncing. Let it dry.

On plate arrange colors like this:

(light green stripe, white squiggle, black dot)

Drench surface with water again.
Dabble sponge in paint and then on wall. Don't mix paint on sponge.
With feather that has been dragged through the white, paint streaks in wood with a nervous hand. Vary the brightness of the streaks.
Gloss it to finish.

Recommended Book: Decorative Paint and Faux Finishes