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
There are a few ways you can distress your painted furniture. Sanding Most of the time, you will want to use either a hand sander or an electric sander to distress your furniture. But there are a few things to know about this. When distressing, the type of grit