Reasons to Use Chalk Paint1. Little To No Sanding2. It’s Forgiving – With chalk paint, the look is meant to be distressed, so when you mess up, a quick once over with a little hand sander is all you need to do to fix it, drips, etc, no worries, just sand them off.3. Easy Color Choices4. The Paint Goes a Long Way
Spray paint: rubber door mat with a primer (any light color), base coat with black (allow dry time between coats). Use two coats of the Matte Heirloom White, allow a few days airing time outside. Use 120 grit sand paper on a small hand sander, sand to distress/aged feel.
I use cardstock covered in tape for a resist. I use a thin layer of cormo wool and angora goat curls for the fins.Rather like cobweb felt. I only put the fiber on one side of the fins. This creates a few openings in the body to get the resist out. I put the "fish" in a clear plastic bag and use an electric hand sander until the felt is sticking together and the resist is soggy. Then I pull the resist out and continue felting by hand. If the openings around the fins don't clo