Create the Color wash effect using our
  "Classic antique glaze"  
to transform any
 room, or furniture.



Parchment color wash recipe
For use on furniture, objects, and in fine arts techniques

If you are going for a linen/parchment appearance on your walls try this simple recipe.

For the full tutorial on color washing visit artSparx Color Washing.

artSparx Color Recipes

"Classic Antique Glaze"
Rating 2.5 -moderate

This step-by-step tutorial includes:

  • Use the correct base colors:
  • Creating a glaze:
        The Colorant:
        The Mixing Ratio:
  • Mixing the glaze
  • The basic glazing process
  • Getting Ready
  • Testing your glaze mixture
  • Quick Chart: Proper use of colorants

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Parchment Color wash recipe step-by-step tutorial now.

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Gilding Feature!

Silver leafing made easy.
Transform everyday objects into heirlooms. The process known as gilding simply means the application of gold or silver leaf to a surface that has been properly prepared with an adhesive known as 'gold size'.

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