Step 3: Finish the Remaining Stripes

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Before moving on, use a clean, dry rag to wipe glaze off your brush. Repeat this step as necessary throughout the process; if the brush is overloaded, you'll be splashing, not stippling.

Apply glaze to the next section of stripe, slightly overlapping the already textured part, and stipple it in the same way. Work left to right, top to bottom.

When you're finished, remove the tape while the glaze is still tacky to prevent the top coat from being pulled off.
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    Tools List

    • four-foot level
      4-foot level and pencil to create guides for the stripes
    • plastic putty knife
      Plastic putty knife to seal the tape before painting
    • one-and-a-half inch paintbrush
      2½-inch nylon-polyester paintbrush stippling brush to create the finish
    • cleaning rag
      Clean, dry rag to wipe glaze off the stippling brush
    • small plastic bucket
      Cut bucket and liner

    Shopping List

    1. 2-inch delicate-adhesion painter's tape to lay out the stripes

    2. Two disposable cups for measuring paint and glaze

    3. Latex paint in two colors, one for the base coat, one for the glaze coat4. Clear acrylic latex glaze to create a semitranslucent, luminous top coat with an extended working time