stippler


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stippler

1. A broad flat-based brush having stiff bristles for producing a texture on a surface such as soft plaster or paint.
2. Any tool (as a rubber sponge or a textured or tufted roller) used to create a stippled surface.
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B&Q have introduced a range of specialist tools to give that professional paint effect - combs, sponges, special colour wash brushes and stipplers.
For best results, apply the stippler in a rapid up-and-down motion to get a soft, even effect.
1 Mix the Artex to a thick, creamy consistency and work it well in to the surface with a large brush, then go over it with a stippler
6 For a variation on the same theme, I used a blue glaze on a second door, again applied over a white eggshell base, then, before the glaze dried, I went over the surface with a rubber stippler.