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Richmond, London – hand painted and drag effect wardrobe

Listed under Barrie Thompson, Blog, brushes, faux Posted Feb 08 2013

Tel:07989 02 52 12 enquiries@traditionalpainter.com

This is an account by Barrie Thompson, Traditional Painter London, about painting and dragging a Smallbones wardrobe in Richmond

My latest remit is in the heart of leafy London, where I am transforming a lady’s and gent’s wardrobe in a Georgian town house in Richmond using Nordic Paint’s Antique White for a dragged effect finish.

The wardrobe is a symmetrical accent feature taking up one whole wall.

Smallbones wardrobe painted

It is first sanded and cleaned thoroughly using baking soda wipes to prepare the substrate for painting. The base layers of paint are applied and left to dry for the recommended 8 hours

The tinted glaze is applied by flock roller and the finish is created with a hog hair dragging brush

dragged paint effect

Finally the varnish is brushed on with a Taklon filament brush to seal and complete the finish.

dragged and varnished Smallbones painted wardrobe

What a transformation!

Barrie Thompson Traditional Painter London SE and Essex

Barrie Thompson Traditional Painter for London has been in the trade for wellover 30 years if you would like a quote for any Hand Painting work contact Barrie direct.

Tel: 07989 02 52 12 enquiries@traditionalpainter.com

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2 comments to “Richmond, London – hand painted and drag effect wardrobe”



    ELLIOT .

  2. Avatar photo Andy Crichton

    Is there anywhere they are posted or listed so folks can see whats what? Thanks.

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