Re: [Yorke_Kits] Concrete Color
- I got one of Toms kits 20 or more years ago. Then his instruction was to seal the kit with Floquil polyscale off-white and after letting it set for a couple of hours, paint over it with whatever paint you wish to use.
Best to ya...
Milwaukee, Wi, USA
On Jan 28, 2013, at 9:26 PM, "E. Craig Kanewske" <kanewske@...> wrote:
> This is what Tom wrote in the Pool Hall-Bordello instructions:
> "I mixed up a thin batch of acrylic stain from Apple Barrel Dolphin Gray,
> Antique White, and a little Burnt Umber to give it a warm tint. This is a
> watery mix. A stain. I used a spray bottle and wet down the casting
> liberally. Then I brushed on the stain with a large pointed Sable brush.
> Work on the damp casting. This will allow the stain to cover better and
> blend together. It may take several applications to get the color density
> you desire. Do not let the surface dry. Keep it damp. When you are
> finished (stop before it gets too dark), you can mix up a tiny batch of
> watery Burnt Umber to paint into the cracks and uneven surface. Work on a
> damp casting. The color will be drawn into the cracks and blend very
> nicely. You can blot off excess with your finger or damp towel. Work the
> color in. Bring out all the details, but don't overdo it or make it too
> dark. Be subtle here. Let this dry. The walkway can have some dirt rubbed
> into the surface."