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By GhaMby
From Heaven
Nov 20, 2012

I want to paint it so that it looks reminiscent of Limestone en ESPANA!

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I bought the brightest blue and brightest orange paint so that it will brighten up my dank garage. I don't have a lot of painting experience, mostly just rollers and single colors. I only have brushes and rollers right now, and the paint sales person said that I had to put the blue down first (she said the orange would show through the blue). Any tips on getting something rad without a spray gun?


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By rock_fencer
From Columbia, SC
Nov 20, 2012
Myself placing a a blue/yellow offset MC to protect between Bolt 2/3 just post crux . <br /> <br />Picture credit goes to eric Singleton, and many thanks to Josh Bagget for the great belay.

put down the blue and let it dry a few days...trace out some crazy shapes with masking/painters tape and paint orange...peel masking tape


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By JWong
From Los Angeles, California
Nov 20, 2012

Do a search on the internet for "painting sponge technique". You'll probably need a couple more shades of orange to get the effect you're looking for from your weblink.

Basically, you just sponge paint over a base coat. It gives a kind of random texture and depth to the painted wall.

Good luck with your project.

Jason


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By Old and Busted
From Centennial, CO
Nov 20, 2012
Stabby

Buy a sheet of drywall to practice on first. Although the base texture is different you can rehearse the technique before committing and not too pricey. Also, Home Depot has goof paint; returned cans that they sell off cheap.
Another trick from art school:
Go to a headstone shop with a coffee can, ask them for a scoop of their granite dust. It is nothing but waste material to them, they'll even look at you funny. Mix it into the paint to add texture. Because it is a really fine powder, it adds just a little friction to the paint without turning your wall into sandpaper.


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By frankstoneline
Nov 20, 2012


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