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Monday, 24 June 2013

DISTRESS PAINT, DISTRESS STAIN

Hi, Eveyone....Today i'm going to give a product overview on Distress paint and Distress Stain and i hope these basic things would help you on how to use these products...
DISTRESS PAINT


Distress Paints are very fluid water-based acrylic paints for multiple surfaces – paper, wood, metal, fabric, glass. Tim and Ranger developed these special paints to be reactive with water just like Distress Inks —perfect to accomplish a wide variety of artistic techniques. Distress Paints have a convenient dabber system for easy and mess-free application. Use it to get a timeless matte finish on craft projects.
§  27 colors that coordinate with the Distress palette
§  Very fluid water-based, multi-surface acrylic paint
§  Reactive with water like Distress Inks and Stains
§  Convenient dabber system application

How to use
You have to shake it up before usage. It has a sort of mixing ball inside which will mix the ingredients thoroughly so that the effects of its usage is perfect.
Apply a coat of your favourite color on any surface (say paper tag). You can use the dabber to spread it out or even use your fingers. Since it is water based, you can clean up your hands after your work very easily (Imagine how difficult it was earlier while using acrylic or any other chemical based colors).
Sprinkle some water on it and the paint reacts with water. On drying up it will give that unique distress look to your tag.
It has unique water reactive qualities. Hence the paint is blend-able when wet. But when it gets dried out it becomes permanent.
Another lovely characteristic of Distress paint is that, once the paint is dried, and you spray water on it, it doesn’t re-wet. So in case you are working on mix medium, like on canvas, you can use your markers etc. on the surface which has been distressed using distress-paint, without having to worry for the paint getting re-wet or smudged.

Mix different colors and create your own lovely looking smudged background which is permanent and has that peculiar distress look to it.

Tim Holtz Metallic Distress Paint
New -- Metallic Distress Paints are very fluid water-based acrylic paints for multiple surfaces. Tim and Ranger developed these special paints to be reactive with water just like Distress Inks and Distress Stains—perfect to accomplish a wide variety of artistic techniques. Distress Paints have a convenient dabber system for easy and mess-free application. Use with stamps, paper, wood, metal, glass, plastic and more for a timeless matte finish on craft projects.
  • Coordinate with the Distress palette
  • Very fluid water-based, multi-surface acrylic paint
  • 1 oz. bottles
  • Reactive with water like Distress Inks and Stains
  • Convenient dabber system application
Here's a video from Tim Holtz announcing the new Metallic Distress Paints:


DISTRESS STAIN

Distress strain can be easily understood as a fluid version of distress ink. Hence we can say Distress strain is a water-based dyes for papers and other porous surfaces.
Advantage of distress strain is that it can be used to cover larger areas which was not possible with distress ink. It can be misted with water to lighten color and create mottled effects. You can layers of stain to achieve more saturated color.
Distress strain is available in the entire Distress color palette, including Metallic shades.
This gives a completely different look to your stress path that you may not get with distress inks. You can distress a large surface. And you can distress almost every surface using distress stain – canvas, wood, trimmings, ribbons,
• Acid free, non-toxic
• Fade-resistant dyes
• Dabber top with spring valve control


How to use :
The bottle has a soft fabric top dabber on it. Underneath the fabric is a value which prevents leakage during transportation. This value also allows controlled release of strain from the bottle.  So while using the bottle for the first time, press the dabber on to the surface where you want to use the distress strain and press the sides of the bottle gently. This will start the flow of the stain. The dabber will never dry and block the flow for further use. Just remember to screw the cap back on after usage.
You can spread the strain onto the surface by the dabber itself or can use a brush or your fingers.
The strain dries up to give a translucent finish. In case you feel, you can reapply the strain to get a more opaque finish.
The strain reacts with water. So you can spray some water on the dabbed strain to get the wonderful distress look. With the heating tool, you can dry it up to make the look permanent.
You can mix colors on your tag or any surface you are working on to get a hue of colorful distress look.

Tips and Technique on how to use distress stain


These r the concepts which i created using distress paint and distress stain


All the shades are available at crafterscorner.in
I hope such information would help you and any query regarding the product please contact at info@crafterscorner.in and don't forget to participate this month Challenge 9-Gift Galore

Have A Great Day!

4 comments:

  1. What an awesome post Shalini ..Thank you for sharing such a detailed review on the distress paints and stains its really very helpful ..I love your projects made using them especially the box and the tag one ..its just gorgeous !!!

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  2. what a beautiful description on distress paints and stains......lovely.....very informative....

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  3. Awesome post .tons of information as usual.Your projects are gorgeous as usual.

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