Made with a binder, a solvent and a pigment, this natural paint was used in the past to protect and decorate surfaces.
The combination of climatic effects and a build up of dust result in the colour of the paint fading over time to produce a natural worn out look reflect this faux finishing technique.
Plaster walls with a patina finish create effects that are sought after today by painter decorators who apply this plastering technique to age a new surface or to accentuate raised patterns and architectural details.
Several plastering techniques have been created to create such decorative effects:
- On metal