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Graphic Details

Graphic DetailsMake a room pop out with graphics.  Contemporary geometric patterns are easy and fun to do with paint.

  1. Paint wall base coat colour. Let dry for 48 hours.

  2. Using a level mark off walls in squares and rectangles of different sizes.

  3. On paper, map out colour placement.

  4. You will be using 4 colours including the base coat.  Therefore, you will have to decide what colour each of the squares should be.

  5. Mask off the square of one of the top coat colours with painter's tape.

  6. Mix glaze and paint in an 8 parts glaze to 1 part paint mixture.

  7. Using steel wool unroll pad and wrap tight around a roller sleeve.

  8. Roll paint mixture into masked off square and drag steel wool from top of section to the bottom in one continuous stroke. Repeat until you are satisfied with the look. The more dragging you do, the softer the finished look will be.

  9. Repeat Steps 4 to 6 with the next 2 colours.

  10. Roll paint mixture into masked off square and drag steel wool from side to side in one continuous stroke. Repeat until you are satisfied with the look.

Beauti-Tone Paint Colours:
Base Coat: 6J1-2
Dragging Colour: HD002, 5I3-4, 5I3-2

Materials:
1665-077 Steel wool, 1844-280/299 Beauti-Tone Glazing Liquid, 1036-177 Level, 5743-305 Pencil, 1670-784 Tape, 1019-150 Chalk line, 1656-504 Roller Kit and Extra Roller, 1612-505 Brush