I will show you how to paint on 3 different types of furniture… keep reading
Ok, I am an Artist and Interior Designer- in that order!
I lead all my design work with the eye of an artist. Although I work in almost any medium; I have loved painting since I was 4 years old. For my 4th birthday, I asked for an easel and watercolor paint in TUBES! Of course, having an artist mother, I GOT THEM and could not wait to start creating my first masterpiece!!!
The very next morning, I got up with the birds. I went down to our creek and cut a vaseful of Iris’. While my family slept, I set up my easel and started going to town painting the Black, sleek vase and the beautiful purple and yellow Iris’. I worked on the painting with intensity. As I heard my mom approaching, I hurried to finish my first masterpiece for her.
She oohed, she aahed! I felt sensational…then, when she didn’t think I could hear her, she exclaimed to my dad, “She used the entire set of paints in this one piece!” I had applied the paints as if they were solid oil paints, not using one drop of water! Funny, I still have this painting in a box in my basement today! Thus, began my love affair with painting- almost anything!
I am frequently asked what paint should be used to paint various things around the house. It is so confusing…and so unnecessary. In fact, I use acrylic wall paint on almost any surface that is properly prepared. This is the secret…the surface needs to be prepared to grab the paint. And the wall paint I now use is paint and primer in one. Read On...