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Best Paint For Garden Ornaments: [That Lasts]

Best Paint For Garden Ornaments: [That Lasts]

Acrylic Paint For Garden Ornaments I highly recommend acrylic paint for your garden ornaments no matter what they’re made of. I make concrete lawn ornaments and all I use is acrylic paint. This is My paint of choice, the acrylic paint made by U.S. Art Supply, you can find it on Amazon here, Acrylic Paint.   The most important part of painting a concrete statue is the base coat. I got a “how to guide” that covers the step by step process of…

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Statue Painting Techniques: [Only The Best]

Statue Painting Techniques: [Only The Best]

Statue Painting Techniques Painted concrete statues will get you more money than unpainted. Concrete lawn ornaments in their natural gray color can be very attractive. Bird Baths, flower pots and patio stones to name a few look very nice in their natural colors. Never use spray paint, it never lasts, in my experience. Dry brushing is my favorite way to paint a statue. It brings out the detail very nicely and makes it eye-catching. First, you put on your base…

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Faux Painting Concrete Garden Statues: [How To Guide]

Faux Painting Concrete Garden Statues: [How To Guide]

Faux Painting Concrete Garden Statues is fun to do. In this guide, I will tell and show you how it is done. What Is Faux Painting Faux is a French term meaning “false”. Faux painting is making something look like something it isn’t. In this guide, I will show you how to make a concrete statue look like stone and marble and wood, using a very easy style of painting called, dry brushing. Faux painting has been around since, pretty…

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How To Remove Paint From Concrete Statue [This Works]

How To Remove Paint From Concrete Statue [This Works]

How To Remove Paint From Concrete Over time, paint can peel or chip for whatever reason. Maybe because it wasn’t base coated right or it was dropped and chipped the paint or even hit with a lawnmower! (don’t ask how I know about the last one! lol) Here I’ll tell my best method to get the old paint off statues. It works for me, but it will take some elbow grease. How To Remove Paint From Concrete Statue The best…

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