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paint glazes for concrete leaves

Posted by bleudog Ore (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 12, 08 at 15:05

Does anyone have any good recipes for paint glazes for concrete leaves to make them look natural?

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RE: paint glazes for concrete leaves

When I think of glaze, I think of pottery, and heating to high temps. I have painted, and stained, but never glazed. Have you seen this on some other leaf?

RE: paint glazes for concrete leaves

Hi Plantman56,
Yes, I have seen some wonderful concrete leaf castings using paint glazes as a finish. I am just not too familiar with what kind of paint can be used for this purpose. I also assume it would then need to be sealed.
Thanks for responding.

RE: paint glazes for concrete leaves

I basically use any of the craft paints. Also some latex house paints or spray paints can work.
I have never sealed, but bet the clear spray paints would work ok. Some have used wood stain. I tried stains on Hypertufa, but not yet on concrete leaves.


RE:recipe for leaf casting

i have just got into this and am needing the correct recipe...and does it differ if your going to use them for stepping stones

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