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Introducing Metallic Gazes

Chalk Paint Metallics

Introducing Metallic Gazes

In this tutorial we show you how to use two of the different metallic glazes by The Artisan Company. What is a metallic glaze? The metallic glazes are a translucent paint with metallic pigments, designed to enhance a colour or to provide a subtle metallic sheen. How are they different to the metallic cremes? The metallic cremes are a full coverage metallic paint, designed to give a solid gold, silver, copper etc. finish. Whereas the glazes will reflect the colour underneath. Milan Moonshadow over Obsidian Blue: The first chair is painted in Obsidian Blue, a wonderful deep and dark blue. Once...

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Introducing The Artisan Company Metallics!

Chalk Paint Metallics

Introducing The Artisan Company Metallics!

We've dubbed this week Metallic Week in our Remuera shop! We are now stocking the full range of The Artisan Company metallic cremes and glazes and thought we'd go over the basics of what they are and how to use them. What is the difference between the creme and glaze? The metallic cremes are a full metallic finish. Similar to a metallic paint, they give a solid colour finish in whichever colour you choose. The metallic glazes are semi-translucent and are designed to add depth and shimmer to a chalk painted finish. There are a lot of different finishes that...

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