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mtgoat

08:14AM | 06/07/05
Member Since: 06/06/05
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I have textured plaster walls in the form of roughly swirled skim coat over lath/plaster. Does anybody have tips for applying paint so I can enhance and bring out the real texture I already have in my walls? (e.g a faux paint technique for already textured surfaces?)

Amcdonald

05:22PM | 06/07/05
Member Since: 10/17/04
54 lifetime posts
Have you thought of using a two tone technique? For example, you could paint the wall in a solid colour (for example beige) and then get a darker colour from the same colour chip, mix it half and half with water and rub it over top the dried solid colour with a rag. This would allow the darker colour to get stuck in the texture while allowing the solid wall colour to come through.
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