Sponges, newspaper templates, embossed rollers, toothbrush useful to implement the techniques in decorative painting.

You can get lots of reasons to decorative painting , used as one tool or another. Some are on hand, without leaving home, as the crumpled newspaper, a toothbrush or sponge bath. Others are acquired in specialized stores, the design possibilities are endless. Short hair brushes, special stencils, aerosol spray paint in a light rain, reserves and templates, foam rollers or sheepskin, embossed or printed.

Everyday tools for painting

# With a toothbrush and a little paint can make a decorative splash on previously painted surface with a plain background. The effect achieved is to enhance the base points thicker and thinner.
# Slightly moistened sponge painting becomes a useful very useful for creating motifs on a stippled the same color. Just gently press the tool onto the surface you want to decorate.
# A sheet of newspaper into a ball should result in a textured or “tired”. A good example is when you want to mimic the metal. This is painted with black enamel first, and this applies a metallic gray paint. Before the paint dries, you press the ball, made of newspaper, and repeated hitting the ball of paper to absorb some of the enamel, exposing the black color base previously extended.


Painting with sand

Instead of sand paint can be used as finishing material. The aim is to get a rough texture to mimic, for example, the effect of rust on metal objects or plastic leaving its surface completely covered.

1. The first step is to spread a light coat of glue or adhesive with the brush across the surface you want to cover.
2. So that the sand is then glued to it, should be fine for good adhesion and uniform finish.
3. Sprinkle sand on the object before the glue dries. You wait long enough and then paints the sand gently, not with past drag the brush.

Brushes, rollers and spray paint reliefs

# The spray paint is a good way to cover objects with twists and flourishes because the spray can easily reach all corners.
# The foam roller is the best choice to give a coat of primer on a DM surface , then cover with glaze with the same roller. The result is perfect and the finish is smooth and uniform.
# A special brush and a stencil are sufficient reasons to play in series on any surface: wood, metal, fabric, walls .
# With a wide brush with short hair and blend the strokes is achieved and reveal areas of the base color. It is convenient to hold the tool body for pressure.
# The cylinders are embossed solid hard rubber rollers with different motives printed on the rubber. The reasons are prints on the walls playing lines, shapes, etc as a roller or other use.

Paint stripes with masking tape

Horizontal or vertical stripes in two or more colors, are easy to perform with masking tape or body builder. First, the surface is painted with a solid color, then place the masking tape to protect areas that are not going to cover. Depending on the finish that want to perform, the tapes may be arranged in strips of different or equal thickness, at regular intervals or different. With a properly sized roller is painted between Gaza strip and above the Color you want to stand out and, once the paint dries, it’s time to take off the tape, being of a different color to the background. You get a good result.

Painting with decorative stencils

Reservations are templates that are used as a photographic negative. That is, are placed on areas not want to cover paint and, when removed, are printed on the surface with the background color. When the color has dried, remove the templates to find the picture completely. The reason silhouettes are printed on the base color is chosen. It’s a good idea to create a blur effect, use a spray around the chosen theme. It can get very original finishes with special brushes and rollers and also with any utensil home. Use these techniques to apply decorative painting always followed, of course, the direction of a DIY manual and with a good dose of imagination and creativity.