Switch plate covers to match veneered birch wallpaper

Here’s another project where we were hired to paint switch plate covers to match birch veneer wallpaper.  See also: (switch plate covers to match fabric, and switch plate covers to match tile). This is not a step-by-step because it is a very painterly project.  This post is more of a gallery of the different plates […]

Switch plate covers to match embroidered fabric

Here is another small project of painting switch plate covers to match embroidered fabric on the wall.  See tile match post. The plate was textured with a series of tinted texture using the very fine, samina chiqueteur.  Fast-dry fluid acrylics were used with a matte medium. Softening with a round badger between steps. Don’t forget […]

Matte Fluid Acrylics

Matte fluid acrylics are artist-grade paints that work extremely well for countless uses in my shop.  Because they are fluid, they mix well with paint, mediums, and even textures.  But, the coolest thing is the MATTE version of fluid acrylics, which delivers a very ideal sheen.  GOLDEN Artist Colors, Inc. has the best product, in […]