Your Own Stroke of Brilliance
If you like texture, style and unique
colours then ragging might be just the paint technique for you. Follow
our simple instructions to create your own Stroke of Brilliance! 5 Easy
Steps to Ragging Off
coat: Glazing Liquid, Satin Impervo, Black
lint-free rags, 9-inch roller, paint
tray, 2-inch brush, disposable latex gloves
5 Easy Steps To Ragging Off
and prepare walls with M83. Paint the walls with base coat; allow to
glaze: 5 parts Glazing Liquid, 1 part paint. Pour into the paint
in sections, roll the glaze onto the walls, starting in a corner and
covering an area approximately four-feet-by-four-feet.
a crumpled rag, pounce the surface where the glaze has been applied
to within 5 inches of the two open edges.
out the next section, about the same size, back rolling into the
adjacent 5-inch wide wet edge. Follow steps 3 to 5 and continue with
ragging to complete all the walls.
choose a colour for the glaze deeper than you think you want. If not
it will be diluted by the clear Glazing Liquid.
sure you have a good supply of rags of a similar texture.
a rag is saturated, lay it out to dry, then dispose of it. Do not
place it in the garbage while it's still wet.
Compliments of: Hyde Park Paint & Paper,