Any Ideas

Decorating By flexplex Updated 27 Dec 2014 , 2:33pm by knlcox

flexplex Posted 26 Dec 2014 , 7:12pm
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Im looking to get a similar effect to this on a pastillage  piece im working on at the minute. Could any one help?

specifically the aged look in similar colours

im looking at what technique to use/ what colours to use?

many thanks

Flex

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-K8memphis Posted 26 Dec 2014 , 7:27pm
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i would brush on a mixture of two different cocoas -- brown cocoa with a touch of black cocoa -- you have to have the texture worked in there on the surface to get it to hold like that -- that's a beautiful piece --

 

black and brown powdered colors would work too

flexplex Posted 26 Dec 2014 , 10:57pm
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AThank you. Id not thought of cocoa.

cazza1 Posted 27 Dec 2014 , 2:31am
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Possibly some rainbow dust metallic food paint for the top metallic looking layer

knlcox Posted 27 Dec 2014 , 2:33pm
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You can also find some Gold dust or Silver dust and mix them with a little black to get the tarnished look. It's a beautiful mask! 

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