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12-26-06, 03:44 PM
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Posted By kathy fakes it

I agree, i think you just applied it too thickly...

I agree, i think you just applied it too thickly in those areas. VP should always be applied in several thin coats.
12-16-06, 03:12 PM
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Posted By kathy fakes it

Go here for a step by step underwater painting...

Go here for a step by step underwater painting lesson by Patrick Ganino of Creative Evolution. He's great!
But... I agree with Annette again - painting water is one of the most difficult things to...
12-16-06, 03:08 PM
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Posted By kathy fakes it

acrylic is water based. WHat primer did you...

acrylic is water based. WHat primer did you use? I'm with Annette, how thickly did you apply each layer?
12-10-06, 07:11 PM
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Posted By kathy fakes it

there are glazes that dry matte. Other than...

there are glazes that dry matte.

Other than that, you can simply roll on a matt clear sealer when you're finished. THe sheen of the last layer will be the sheen on the door.
12-07-06, 09:29 PM
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Posted By kathy fakes it

agreed. First of all , you need to use...

agreed.

First of all , you need to use glaze because straight paint will dry way too fast.

let's say you're going to do two colours, blue at ceiling, green at the floor. Work in columns. ...
12-06-06, 08:28 PM
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Posted By kathy fakes it

Yes, exactly!

Yes, exactly!
12-05-06, 07:09 AM
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Posted By kathy fakes it

You should be ok with the tape suggested as long...

You should be ok with the tape suggested as long as you do two things:
1. Burnish your tape - after applying it, take a tool, like a plastic spatula and press it down on the tape to ensure the edges...
12-05-06, 07:03 AM
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Posted By kathy fakes it

You absolutely can stain them to make them look...

You absolutely can stain them to make them look wonderful. i have done many many doors like this.

Firstly you need to determine what's on them right now. If they are white, i'm guessing they're...
12-05-06, 06:52 AM
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Posted By kathy fakes it

You should definately mud (the dry and sand) all...

You should definately mud (the dry and sand) all the exposed gypsum and definately prime on top of that. Your best bet for a finish is a textured plaster, then glazed. If you want a true Venetian...
12-05-06, 06:46 AM
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Posted By kathy fakes it

Do not feel discouraged - Behr VP is not really...

Do not feel discouraged - Behr VP is not really that great as a venetian plaster. However, your project can be saved. Try this:
Apply one more coat of plaster, overlapping each new spot a little...
12-03-05, 06:46 AM
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Posted By kathy fakes it

If you have not already done so, adding another...

If you have not already done so, adding another layer of plaster to your walls will enhance the depth, not hide it. Just make sure that you apply the plaster in a cross-hatch, small arcs, or...
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