Three Easy Steps to Create an Authentic Patina Finish on Virtually Any Paintable Surface
Three Easy Steps to Create an Authentic Patina/Verdigris or Rust Finish on Virtually Any Paintable Surface
Step 1: Surface
Step 2: Metallic
Step 3: Patina/Verdigris Finish
Apply the Antiquing Solution while the Metallic Sufacer is still wet. Reaction will begin in 10-15 minutes and will cease when metal particles in paint have all reacted. To stop reaction at any time, apply a primer or sealer.
3: Rust Antiquing Solution
Additional Tips & Tricks
Patina finish is a very organic process with no two finishes coming out exactly alike. Results will vary with conditions and technique. Trial applications are strongly recommended.
Interesting affects can be achieved by first texturing the surface you will be rusting.
Try a variety of applicators (rags, sponges, sprayers, etc.) and techniques.
Always pour a small amount of product into a disposable cup. Never dip a brush directly into the bottle to avoid contamination.
Several light coats of
Rust Antiquing Solution allow you the opportunity to adjust the final look more
easily than one heavy coat.