Antiquing Painted Furniture With Stain. Using flat or matte paint can make the glaze look blotchy. Work with the grain paying special attention to ornate carved areas or crevices to ensure coverage.
Achieve the look by using your. Top the primer with a coat of paint in your chosen color and allow to dry. Using black paint a glazing medium and a few drops of water you can create a dark antiqued effect in the cracks and.
Work with the grain paying special attention to ornate carved areas or crevices to ensure coverage.
Faded Is Fine The reason to leave antique paints and stains as they are she says is that collectors of antique furniture want their pieces to remain as close as possible to how they were. A furniture piece that has carved details trims recessed panels planks etc is just begging for an antiqued finish. Although glazing furniture is our usual forte around here we also use paint and stain to antique wood when we are looking for a more roughed-up look. Leave a lot of toner on the paint for a really aged look or wipe most of the toner off for a slightly worn look.