Posts Categorized: #Patina

Video 32 – Let’s Do Stone, Adding Age and Patina

  In this tutorial we add age and patina to our painted garden pots with chalk paint. This extra step gives our pots authenticity as well as depth and interest. You can see all of my video tutorials by clicking on the Videos tab. You can also watch them on my YouTube channel, where if you hit… Read more »

Video #30 Let’s Do Terra Cotta, Adding Age & Patina

  In this last part of our terra cotta series, I show how to layer blues and greens to give age and character to our painted terra cotta garden planters. If you missed the first 2 videos in this series you can view them here,  Video #28, Preparing for Chalk Paint, and Video #29 Painting a Terra… Read more »

Paint a Patina

    These Railroad Lanterns are from 1st Dibs and have a gorgeous, natural patina that developed over years. They are an excellent study in the range and variety of surface color that develops with age and perfect for inspiration. There are countless mediums you can use to replicate patina but my favorite, especially for… Read more »

Natural Age

    Natural aging develops with time and wear. Also called patina, it gives a sense of character and history to antiques and vintage furniture. To create a faux patina on a newer piece, paint in layers with Annie Sloan Chalk Paint®. For the first layer use Scandinavian Pink and add accents of English Yellow…. Read more »

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