Rustic in Olea Premium Chalk Paint
An unassuming, weathered piece, highly worn and even bearing signs of damage with missing edges, was given a new lease on life with an Artisan Premium Chalk Paint finish.
Embracing and working in with its imperfections, transforming it into a character-rich creation, boasting rustic layers and textures accentuated by a touch of gold all in Artisan paints & products.
Tired, imperfect, slightly broken and bearing the marks of time, such pieces can find their true calling with a textured & rustic Premium Chalk Paint finish. They not only embrace their imperfections but also evolve into timeless, soulful feature pieces that exude an irresistible charm and character.
Have an old tired, battered imperfect piece that you think is beyond bringing back to life? or maybe it's an old sentimental piece where you want to give it a new look that's sympathetic to the history it holds. Explore creating a rustic finish with Premium Chalk Paint and waxes, no sanding or priming, just paint, create textures, work in with the imperfections, instantly layer colours and create patina and age with dark wax... be free, get creative and transform something beaten and tired into a feature piece with beauty, elegance, character and soul.
What we did:
Painted in Olea Premium Chalk Paint with peeps of Alexis underneath with texture, (Brushing Olea in all directions with a little stippling)
Dark Wax all over
Dry and Wet colour smudge in Royal Navy, Firefly, in areas allowing colours to merge
Dark waxed again in areas, rubbing firmly over colour smudges to wax distress
Followed by Indie Gold Metallic Concentrate just in areas, distressed and sanded as soon as touch dry. Followed by a a light sand on surface areas to highlight rustic texture, expose Alexis, create various depth with 180 grit sand paper.
Buff with a clean lint free rag
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