Paint an ombré wall in 3 easy steps

Achieve a dreamy watercolour effect in restful blue.

YOU NEEDPaint an ombré wall in 3 easy steps

Plascon Super Acrylic Polvin in White (EPL 30)
Plascon Super Acrylic Polvin in Inuendo (B3-B1-2)
Plascon Super Acrylic Polvin in Ocean Melody (B6-D1-2)
Paint roller
Two 63mm brushes
Two ice-cream tubs (or similar)

TIME: 30 minutes/m2
DIFFICULTY: MODERATE

STEP 1: Apply two base coats of Super Acrylic Polvin in White. Slightly water down the other two paints in separate icecream tubs (thinning the paint adds texture). Starting at the top, apply Inuendo about halfway down the wall.

Paint an ombré wall in 3 easy steps

STEP 2: Start to blend into Inuendo into Ocean Melody. Don’t let the paint get too dry, and use vertical overlapping strokes to blend.

Paint an ombré wall in 3 easy steps

STEP 3: Keep working the paint, applying more Ocean Melody as you go down the wall.

Paint an ombré wall in 3 easy steps

PAINT EFFECTS ARTISTS JULIAN AND ILARIA LOUW PHOTOGRAPHS HENK HATTINGHAND SHAVAN RAHIM COMPILED BY AMELIA BROWN

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