colors to make a glaze can sometimes be a daunting task.
artSparx is here to make your job a little easier. Following are color
mixing essentials, recipes and basic principles to help you get started.
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These color tones have
all been created using glazes. They are hand mixed using
Universal tinters, artist
oil paint blended with
Glazing liquid and applied over a specific base color.
Each recipe includes exact base-color specs, color
mixing ratios and guides on glazing techniques. Simply
choose the color you want, or learn the basic color
combinations and create your own custom colors.
Note: due to the hand
mixed - custom nature of each glaze recipe, your results
may differ slightly.
Use the correct base
- Creating a
- Mixing the glaze
- The basic glazing
- Getting Ready
- Testing your glaze
Quick Chart: Proper use of
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Latex Blend & Glaze Decorative Painting Liquid
semi-translucent glazing and blending medium used to create faux
finishes and decorative painting techniques. Mixes perfectly
with interior latex paint, universal tints, or artist water
colorants. Creates a non-yellowing finish that is washable and
durable. Spreads and brushes easily and sets slowly for easy
wiping and blending. May be used on virtually all interior
surfaces other than floors and on exterior surfaces not exposed
to severe weathering. Clean up with soap and water.
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The colors represented on your computer monitor may not
accurately depict the true glaze color. However, a fair
approximation will result.
Due to the hand mixed - custom nature of each glaze recipe, your
final results may slightly differ from images
represented on the artSparx web site.
Methods and Principles
This glaze mixture is the essential antique color
recipe. Understand what colors to use, and how to
mix them. Including accent antique methods
like weathering, physical distressing, and creating
fly specks and worm holes.
with oil glazes
Universal tinters, Japan colors or artist oil paint?
Create the exact glaze you want, using the right
with water based glazes
Whether you use
Artist acrylic paints or Universal tinters as you
colorant you can create the perfect antique glaze.
Antiquing with waxes
Paste wax, Bowling
alley wax, Shoe polish? What's best for you. How to
mix them, add colorant and blend to suit all your
Antiquing is the process of aging a surface
to produce a time-worn appearance. There are
many methods of antiquing objects,
furniture, mural paintings and wall
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