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Pointers about milk paint


(Andy Crichton) #1

Had a question from a budding furniture painter, looking into the nitty gritty of milk paint.

Here is a really good article that compares and contrasts milk paint v chalk paint.

You can get casein emulsion paint http://www.greatart.co.uk/PELIKANPLAKAPAINTS-tempera-poster-paints.htm

There are some home maker recipes, one here. http://www.marthastewart.com/272306/milk-paint-recipe

Leading on from that I would say that furniture can be painted so many different ways with so many products and is specialist enough a field without limiting yourself to one finish only. But milk paint obviously has its place.

Any other experiences or thoughts or questions about milk paint, please add them here.