Proceed Logo

Sterling Silver Smooth Cracking Texture "beauty board" by Micki Coles

 

Micki Coles shares a Smooth Cracking Texture recipe


 
Micki will team up with Lottie Banner to teach “Cracked Up”, Class # S624 on Saturday and Sunday 1:30-5:30, July 23rd and 24th, at the IDAL convention in Hampton, VA running from July 20-24th. In the June newsletter, she shares an additional recipe she teaches at her school in Charlotte, NC. 
 
Micki's advice, “Always make a sample and play with the cracking texture first. I have discovered that in smaller stencils the cracks are very tiny and in stencils with larger openings they are larger! You might have a favorite stencil, but you may not always achieve the desired size cracks.” 
 
To sign up for the Cracked Up class at the IDAL convention in Hampton, VA, click here: www.e-offinger.net/idal/classdetail.cfm?EVCODE=A19611&CLASSCODE=S624 
 
This finish will not be taught in the IDAL class mentioned above: 
Finish Title: “Sterling Silver” 
 
 
Materials: Zinsser Acrylic Primer, PROCEED Base Paint - Pastel Tint, 
PROCEED Smooth Cracking Texture, 
PROCEED Full Bodied Glaze, 
PROCEED Metallic Medium Pearl, 
PROCEED Dispersions: Titanium White and Carbon Black. 
 
Tools: Roller, Roller pan, Toulouse Stencil from Royal Design Studios, Stencil Ease Adhesive, Japan Scrapers, 1/4” nap roller, Chip Brush, Rags. 
 
Mixture #1: 1 Gallon Low Absorbency Base Coat - Pastel Base tinted with 4 Tablespoons Titanium White Dispersion = Polar White. 
 
Mixture #2: 1 Gallon Metallic Medium Pearl and 4ml Carbon Black Dispersion = Metallic Medium Silver. 
 
Mixture #3: 1 Quart (32 oz.) Metallic Medium Pearl and 24ml Carbon Black Dispersion = Metallic Medium Smoke. 
 
Mixture #4: 1 Quart Full Body Glaze and 1 Quart Metallic Medium Smoke = Smoke Glaze. 
 
Step 1: Apply Zinsser Acrylic Primer. Let dry. 
Step 2: Roll surface with 2 coats of Polar White (Mixture #1). Let dry. 
Step 3: Position stencil on surface. Apply Smooth Cracking Texture with a Japan Scraper – apply medium thick for large cracks. Do not force dry! Let dry overnight. 
Step 4: Using a 1/4” nap roller apply 2 coats of Metallic Medium Silver (Mixture #2). Let dry between coats. 
Step 5: Brush on Smoke Glaze (Mixture #4) and rag off. 
 
For more information regarding this technique, please contact Micki Coles at: 
Great Walls Supply 
4230 Barringer Drive 
Charlotte, NC 28217 
704-523-3402
 
For more information, please visit http://www.proceedsystem.com/wiki/index.php/Category:Crackle.
 

A CONCISE, BUT COMPLETE, "TOOL KIT" OF HIGH-PERFORMANCE PAINTS, GLAZES, PIGMENT DISPERSIONS, TEXTURES, AND ANCILLARY PRODUCTS

Home :: Proceed Story :: Toolkit Design :: Products :: Where to Learn :: Where to Buy :: Community :: Contact Us
 
Proceed ® is a Registered Trademark of Golden Artist Colors, Inc.
© Golden Artist Colors, Inc.
Online Privacy Policy  
 
 
Proceed • Proceed System • Slow drying • Open time • Rough Irregular • Rough Regular • Smooth Absorbent • Smooth Translucent
Transparent Texture • Light Bodied Texture • Metallic Texture • Metallic Medium • Metallic Paint • Metallic Glaze
Clear Topcoats • Cracking Size • Clearcoats • Pigment Dispersions • Slow Drying Acrylics • Glass beads • Glass Bead Texture
Acrylic paints • Acrylic textures • Waterborne • Low VOC • Pigment • Faux • Faux painting • Decorative painting
Decorative paints • Decorate • Decorating • Remodel • Plaster • Faux Finish • Finishing • Finishes • Painting • Design Trends
Color • Color trends • Custom wall finishes • Classes • School • Venetian Plaster  • Surfaces  • Catalog • Old World finish
Contemporary finish • Stone  • Stucco • Trompe L'oeil • Mural • Muraling • Color wash • Wood graining • Marbleizing
Marbeling • Glazing • Sponge • Tint