Articles for tag: Painting Techniques, Valspar

Karla News

Glaze Painting Techniques and Tips

Glaze painting is a technique whereby you use translucent colors on a white (or a variant of white) so that light travels through the glazed coat(s) and reflect back. This method creates a deeper and richer color, as well as creating a shimmering effect. The preparation is the same and the process only adds an ...

Karla News

Painting with Toddlers: Art Projects Without the Mess

As an artist, my kids have grown up painting. So when I was asked to help introduce art to the toddler class at the local school of course I said yes. I planned a lot of fun projects. We were going to create and build structures, make big hats and do all sorts of wonderful ...

Karla News

Easy Faux Painting Techniques

Faux painting is a term used to describe the process of paint application to a surface to create texture, depth and a visually pleasing appearance. There is no right or wrong way to do faux painting. The key is creating a look that is pleasing to the eye. The basics of faux painting is to ...

Karla News

Virtual Interior Painting Websites

Deciding on a paint color selection for the interior areas of your home can make you feel somewhat confused. How will the paint look on the wall? What colors can be used in the same room? If you are thinking about the answers to these questions, perhaps an online virtual interior painting feature can help ...

Best Websites for Faux Painting Techniques

Have you ever walked into a room that seemed to be just so pulled together? What made it feel that way? Was it the furniture? On second glance, no the furniture is actually pretty plain. Was it the window treatments? No, those are pretty basic too. Must be the accessories. Then again, those are not ...

Karla News

Six Cheap Summer Home Improvements

Summertime is one of the greatest times of year for home improvements. But when home improvement costs escalate and your budget is trim, it can be tough to find the best home improvement project to suit your budget and your tastes. Use these six cheap summer home improvements and make your home a beautiful place, ...

Karla News

10 Tips for Antique Painting Techniques

The faux antique painting technique gives character and life to almost any material you wish you try it on. Faux antique painting is the art of painting a surface to look antique or old with character without actually being antique. The definition of faux means false step in French; the technique is used to create ...

Karla News

How to Make a Simple Face Painting Design in Seconds

Face painting is getting more and more popular among event planners and in special events. If you’d like to create a simple face painting design one of these days, it doesn’t have to be a daunting task-there are easy ways to start the fun activity. This article will show you how to prepare, what to ...