For the relief of decorative walls are usually used special expensive plasters. Using simple techniques, you can achieve the same result with cheaper materials. An example is the decoration of the walls of the usual plaster with the creation of texture Grotto.
- gypsum plaster;
- gypsum plaster;
- the paint on the walls;
- pearlescent pigment;
- interior polyurethane varnish.
A technique of creating textures Grotto
Surface for application of plaster shall be leveled, progruntovali and dried. The water shuts plaster with the addition of putty. Putty and plaster are mixed at a ratio of 1:1. The presence of fillers will make the mixture more plastic and increase the setting time. You can do without the filler just plaster, but the work this team harder.
The composition is applied using two different trowel size. The solution is typed in on a big float, then it easily without any pressure applied the smaller. Need to part of the composition has adhered to the second trowel. Further, a smaller trowel applied to the wall with the tack-free.
On the wall in a uniform pattern. Need to move in a row, leaving the islets of solution drawn roughly the same size. When a large float is not enough plaster, so she moved to her need to press the second tool with a lot of pressure.
After 20 minutes of work should stop and smooth the drawn solution. To do this, use a clean dampened trowel. Adhering to her part must be removed with a spatula. After priglazhivanija the treated area the solution was applied on. Alternating application and paper priglazhivaniem need to plaster all the walls.
After drying, you should go through the walls of the wide facade with a spatula to knock down the sharp edges. Then you are painting with a roller with a long NAP.
The Grotto look good pearl. After drying you can mix the pearl pigment with the primer in the ratio of 1:1 and put it a foam roller. The pigment should remain only on the ridges. Deposition is performed by semi-dry roller.
In a few hours you can apply a matte interior varnish roller with a long NAP. Varnish is better to put at least 2 coats to the surfaces is water-resistant and can be washed if dirty.