Marmolizate, 2016 Brings Back The Most Luxurious Stone, Learning to Imitate It with This DIY

The marble It is symbol of good taste and power. Since ancient times the houses more exclusive have with this material in soils, coverings, furniture and other items. This year we return to see the marble decorations and most exclusive interiors, But how can we integrate it in our decoration?

And what is even more difficult how it unless it costs us a kidney? The best way is to dare with the false marble. The decorative painting is perfect for this occasion.

Tables, consoles, busts, ashtrays, flowerpots… There are a thousand and one ways to enter the marble in our decoration without seeming viejuno nor excessive. ES easy to make and you can give free rein to your imagination. Whether making shapes on the walls or the entire walls. If you are a beginner it is best do this with objects until you master the technique. Some pots of mud will be perfect, but you can start with boards DM or whatever you have on hand.

Materials for false marble

Roller turpentine or solvent for cleaning medium pony or badger hair brush (brushes are very expensive, so you have to take much care of them and keep them clean.) It should also cook them in vianegra before first use so that the hair does not fall to them) buckets varnish water paint base white gloves masking tape. Paint and oils dish of polyurethane varnish, paper cardboard or newspaper sponge marine sponge of rounded brushes or long feathers (chicken or Turkey)

You must have clear the marble you want to do, so you are looking for a few models to see colors and shapes. The advantage of this technique is that the marble is so natural, It is not difficult to imitate it, Since it is always different. Get the test in a cardboard several times so you can see the effect before you get with walls or objects.

First step

If you only want to “marmolear” a piece of wall or do form, use the masking tape to prevent accidents. If you are going to paint the entire wall, put it on the plinth and the light switches. We prepare the surface, apply two or three coats of Acrylic sealer with roller or a brush of good quality.

Should then be gently sanding tool for remove the roughness. For walls you can use water paints, which mix with a dash of latex fixative to make them more fluid and transparent. Covers with darker base coat the entire surface. Help of a roller or sponge and gives a first-hand that covers the entire surface to paint. Once given the base until it dries, pass a brush to gently blur to blur the marks of the brush or sponge.

Second step

On this basis, once dry, you can apply more “nebulous” in colors that bring the marble (white, lighter shades…) to emphasize the depth of the finish. The veins of the marble can be made with a pen or a brush. Feathers make irregular strokes that are much better and are more natural. The painting should also be mixed with latex, and the veins are held to give more realism to the marble.

It is recommended before using these utensils in the finish, practice several times in a cardboard so you perfectly master the technique. A small brush can be used to blur these veins. They can be used to paint imitations of marble objects oil paintings, linseed oil and turpentine; the advantage of these materials is that they are very transparent and are slow to dry, allowing better work technique.

Once dominéis the technique can add small crystals of rock to marble, with a brush and well loaded with a darker color and using the technique of splash on the surface. So you will have to hit the brush with the handle of another brush bearing in mind that this should not have excess paint so the dotted with not be very heavy and not charging you the finish.

Third step

A layer of varnish should be applied when the crystals and the veins are completely dry. When this dries apply another layer but Polish varnish. Finally, apply * a coat or two of polyurethane * to ensure the strength and durability of the work.
While you’re doing the marbleized must stop several times to observe from different distances as it is becoming the finish, thus can rectify with help of a cloth with turpentine or solvent.

A final piece of advice is that you seek to do false marble objects that traditionally are not marble, as magazine racks, books etc, will be more believable if you do other types of surfaces.Ready to marmolizarse?