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Tuesday, March 09, 2010
easy faux peeled paint technique
I thought I'd share with you a new technique that I discovered! I'll show you how to create a faux peeled paint look using Ranger's Perfect Medium (or you can also use the Ranger Watermark Resist pad) and Claudine Hellmuth Studio Paints.


Before I started I've painted a Maya Road chipboard house with Claudine Hellmuth Studio Modern Red. You could do this on any non-porous surface, painted papers, painted cigarbox, chipboard, painted canvas etc. In order for the technique to work you'll need to paint your surface first either with colored acrylic paint or Claudine Hellmuth Studio Multi-Medium.

Using the corner of the Perfect Medium Pad, (or Ranger Watermark Resist pad) wipe over the house shape in a few places to create a streaky look.


It should look like this. With a few streaks of Perfect Medium around the house shape. Make sure not to put it everywhere.


Paint over the entire house shape Here I used Claudine Hellmuth Studio in Painterly Pink You will notice that the paint resists and makes a peeled paint look.

It's an easy and quick way to create an aged effect! Hope you enjoy experimenting with this technique!


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COMMENTS:
I want to go do this NOW! thanks for the great tutorial.
 
I just want you to know that I am in awe of you and the creativity that exudes from you! I love your work and that you are always willing to share with us. Plus, you keep coming up with great new products too! Thank you my new hero!
 
wonderful technique, thank you for sharing :) enjoy Ranger U xxx
 
I love this technique. Wish I could go try it but unfortunately the craft and art stores around here have pitiful selections and they don't carry any of these products. They looked at me like I had two heads when I asked for Ranger brand items - said they had never heard of such a company. Sigh...
 
Cool idea! I am so going to try this in my next art project. :) Thanks for the inspiration--always needing some!
 
Great technique Claudine...thanks for sharing...oh, and it was FAB to meet you at the NEC in the UK...I was the one who bored you silly about Traditional Tan LOL...have a great week xx
 
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