This effect is suitable for any room and will also hide minor imperfections.
Imagine yourself floating away among the clouds.
Roll broad masking tape
roller and paint tray
of Wash ín Wear Silk in chosen shade (shade 1)
shade 2 for wash
paint technique glaze
used in this setting: 4R2-6 : Brave Blue
Mask off all cornices and skirtings carefully with masking tape.
Over white walls, paint on your lightest colour in acrylic PVA
(Shade 1) with a roller. Leave to dry for two hours and thereafter
paint a second coat.
Use your chosen top colour (Shade 2) mix Dulux paint technique
glaze in a 5 litre container, by using 1 part glaze, 2 parts water
and 1 part acrylic PVA in top colour. Mix enough for the whole
Dip a brush into the glaze and remove any excess. Apply the paint
to the surface in a haphazard criss-cross pattern.
Using 20 x 20cm square of soft, mutton cloth immersed in water
and wrung out, rub the glaze in circular movements as if polishing
your car; for combined effect rub in semi-circles; for a cloudy
effect rub in circular movements. Work quickly before the paint
dries, keeping your leading edge flowing until you reach a corner.
When dry seal with Dulux Dura Glaze.