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I really like this photowallpaper, but it's quite impossible to import it:

Pattern

I think - based on my basic but quite good paining skills - I can reproduce it with painting. But..

  • which type of paint is good for this? I think it should be dense and a little bit "rough"

  • how can I reproduce the pattern? with brush and sponge?

  • any general idea?

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Is this a concrete or stone wall because if so then you can get an acid stain that will give it this look. Painting drywall though... i have no idea. –  maple_shaft Mar 21 '13 at 0:32
    
you could texture with premix joint compound, though using setting mud would be faster. OTOOH, thick Premix will crack.. try hitting it with a hair dryer. –  HerrBag Mar 21 '13 at 12:27
    
thanks both of you, I'll try. –  boj Mar 21 '13 at 19:21

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I know (think) there is an additive you can put in paint or a glaze to give it the crack effect. Or I believe it is hand painted sometimes.

http://www.diynetwork.com/how-to/how-to-apply-a-crackle-finish/index.html http://makethebestofthings.blogspot.com/2010/05/crackle-finish-with-elmers-glue.html

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nice, thank you, I'll try it! –  boj Mar 25 '13 at 23:41

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