Painting Technique: Scraping
Today I’d like to share a painting technique that looks great!
Supplies you’ll need are:
To start paint on your base colour.
(This one is a satin black)
Allow the paint to dry completely before moving to the next step.
Now for the fun part – – the scraping.
First brush on a light coat of your top colour, like this . . .
Then taking your putty knife or paint scraper, scrap off the paint and wipe it off on a rag.
Scrap, Wipe, Scrap, Wipe.
But be careful not to push down too hard or you will take off the base colour.
After the first coat is scraped off, it should look something like this.
Continue adding layers of paint and scraping them off.
After two coats it’s looking better.
And after three coats and you like the look then stop adding anymore layers.
Here is a close up!
To lighten up any dark spots, just dry brush on a little of the top coat.
Once you’re done painting, allow it to dry for a couple hours then give the edges a light sanding to bring out the base coat a little more.
A very easy, fabulous look.
Another great idea I had found online HERE and inexpensive to make!