I ragged the walls with smears of Chalk Paint® in Country Grey and Paris Grey. Spritzed with a water bottle and then ragged the mixture across the wall doing two foot sections at a time.  You hardly use any paint doing this technique and it gives such an atmosphere~and it's fun!

Ragged walls with Chalk Paint® in Country Grey & Paris Grey. Spritzed with water then ragged wall doing two foot sections at a time.

A color-on-color effect can be created in various ways, each producing a different look. These techniques require two wall paints -- satin and semi-gloss finishes -- in the same color.

Walls That Shine

A color-on-color effect can be created in various ways, each producing a different look. These techniques require two wall paints -- satin and semi-gloss finishes -- in the same color.

partially painted bedroom showing a taped-off design on one wall, and the completed two-tone design on the other, with tarps and painting tools stacked around

5 Cool Painter's Tape Techniques

partially painted bedroom showing a taped-off design on one wall, and the completed two-tone design on the other, with tarps and painting tools stacked around

Where beginners run into trouble is cutting in along ceilings, moldings and other areas that require a perfectly straight line of paint. We'll give you some tips and pointers to help you increase the speed and improve the accuracy of your cutting-in technique.

The Best Tips for Cutting in Paint

Where beginners run into trouble is cutting in along ceilings, moldings and other areas that require a perfectly straight line of paint. Here are tips and pointers to help you increase the speed and improve the accuracy of your cutting-in technique.

Here's a nothing to it painting technique that yields gorgeous results. Instead of creating a pattern with color, create it with reflection by using a single shade of paint in flat and high gloss.data-pin-do=

Try This: Playing With Paint

Love this for my dining room area just another color. This alluring wall's glossy surface reflects light, and the flat finish absorbs it, giving the illusion that the paints are two different colors.

DIY:  Tuscan Faux Paint Technique - easy tutorial on applying this great paint technique to your walls.

VERY GOOD DISCRIPTION Tuscan painting technique;Transform a boring guest loo with a simple paint effect and accessories that provide a rustic, Tuscan style bathroom.

DIY Faux painting copper plating effect

Faux Painting Copper Plating Effect

Picture of Faux painting copper plating effect - This is for painting walls but I'm sure you could use the techniques on foam to make an awesome cosplay.

How to Paint Interior Walls With a Sponge or Feather

How to Paint Interior Walls With a Sponge or Feather

By applying joint compound and a color wash glaze, you can give your modern walls an Old World look. The joint compound gives the walls a rustic texture like those found in the ancient homes of Tuscany.

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