Color Washing Paint Finish

Color washing is a subtle, textured, weathered look that can be classical or modern  It applies well over imperfect walls or damaged surfaces.  Common colors used are pinks, oranges and reds.  Other possible colors might be metallic, pearl, glaze or earth tone.  Paint products required are a base and glaze color.  Application tools include a nap roller, roller frame, brush and rag.  Tape around windows, doors, floor trim, and woodwork and begin the painting process.