After a few rubs you will see that the paint has been removed. This technique works great for chalk based or mineral based paints.
Annie sloan products are sold through retailers or stockists in the us canada uk australia and new zealand.
Distressed red chalk paint. Classic red and green christmas tree color decor with slight farmhouse feel. Apr 30 2020 explore shannon roye s board chalk paint distressed look followed by 129 people on pinterest. Distressing with chalkboard paint combines the best in.
Thank goodness we didn t have to prime all that surface area. The original chalk paint was trademarked by annie sloan but chalkboard paint can be found by numerous manufacturers. Primer red is a dark red chalk paint colour found in practically every culture appearing in everything from venetian palaces to vietnamese temples where red earths were plentiful and relatively easy to come by.
Begin to rub the section of paint with the damp shop towel. Not too profound i know but by only using one coat of paint versus the two to three i normally give my pieces for solid coverage it makes it easier and faster to reveal more of the wood underneath therefore. See more ideas about redo furniture chalk paint furniture makeover.
With bright and beautiful colors it creates perfectly painted masterpieces. Distressing with chalk paint is easier than you think. It is indeed a gem of the diy world.
Only use one coat of paint. Annie shows you how to create a two colour distress using her signature technique and two colours from the chalk paint palette annie sloan developed her uni. Creating a distressed look.
Here s a tip that will give you a great distressed finish every time when using chalk paint. This is called wet distressing because you used water to create the distressed look to your painted furniture. Because the natural wood that s left has a lovely reddish color the paint color chosen is a darker blue when distressed later the red will come through in places making a nice contrast.
I felt a creative calling to paint the town red by spraying annie sloan emperor s silk chalk paint although there s a ton of on line articles reviews on the benefits of painting w ascp annie sloan chalk paint there is limited information on how to use this fabulous paint with a spray gun. Use it for rustic pieces or as a base for sophisticated colours like château grey or versailles. The paint used here is annie sloan napoleonic blue chalk paint.
So they seemed like the perfect candidates for our first foray into distressing with chalk paint.