Antique solid color
antique white finish
Antique solid finish is a solid color (opaque color) finish with the antique looked (old looked). Antique solid color would produce furniture with a paint finish, but with the impression that the furniture has been made and used for long time, old, damaged, dirty looked. Antique white finish may be the most popular finish for this finish, even though we can make any color by playing with the stain. As well as finishing antic transparent, antique solid also use antique effects such as physical distress and the application of stain and glaze to give the antique and damaged impression. An appropriate of glaze and pad stain application with the right combination with the paint, base coat or toner would produce attractive dirty-looking furniture.
To make the antique solid finishing, instead of the uses of glaze and stain, antique impression is also obtained by highlight (reducing of color) on the base coat or paint coat. With a proper highlight techniques then we get an antic performance finishing with more variation. There are several techniques to highlight for the paint layers, each of which will create different impression of antique looked.
- Sand trough or rubbed finish.
Antique wipe off white finish
- Wipe off finish.
Antique chipped off finish
- Chipped of finish
Another process which is easier and more secure is by using special materials that make the base coat layer does not stick to the surface. A special material is applied in some places before the base coat application. After the base coat layer is dry, then it can be chipped off by a little scrubbing with sandpaper or scotch brite. This process is safer and faster since it work for thinner base coat, but the application of base coat has to be done by spray.
Antique solid finish with the grain and pores pattern displayed
- Antique paint which is still show the grain and pores pattern
Techniques des ors antiques: La bijouterie iberique du VII au IVe siecle (French Edition)