Wash Painted Mid Century Modern Furniture
A laundry replicates the look of worn color and is a fun painting technique to give an antiqued appeal to Painted Mid Century Modern Furniture. Washing is faux decorating methods that are good for beginner painters. Washing can be done in any combination of colors to match your interior, where one is used as base and the other blends the entire surface of the furniture. Many paint companies recommend using a glaze to create a laundry, but it is not necessary.
Sand Mid Century Furniture to remove as much of the old paint as possible. The old color must be removed so that it is not visible through the laundry. Grinding also removes surface marks, such as scratches and scratches. Wipe any abrasive dust with a damp cloth and wait for the furniture to dry before proceeding. Prime the furniture to seal it from moisture and to give it a smooth surface. Primer also covers all old colors you could not remove. Allow the primer to dry before proceeding. See the manufacturer’s instructions for recommended drying times.
Paint your base color on Modern Furniture with high quality brush. Avoid low quality brushes as they tend to break easily and do not spread paint well. Make sure you have not left any bare spots. If you have paint over them. Wait until the paint dries before proceeding. Dilute the other color with 1 part water, 1 part color mixture. Dilute the paint helps it spread more easily over the surface and make the color look worn due to its translucent appearance. There are glazes available to create a paint wash, but using water is cheaper and saves time in painting.