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Rum Dog's Tiki Cactus Garden project for Mojave Oasis
Rum Dog
Grand Member (7 years)  

Joined: Dec 07, 2010
Posts: 318
From: Canyon Hills, CA
Posted: 2013-04-09 9:28 pm   Permalink

I put on a final layer of paper mache using Kirkland brand paper towels from Costco. I like its texture.



I first tried using some wall texture spray but I didn’t like how it took the paint.




What I found that worked better was using some old paint that I had in the garage and mixing in a boatload of sand into it.




This created the texture and consistency I was looking for.

For final coloring I just used some 99 cent bottles of paint from arts & crafts section of Wallmart and mixed them together with some water until I found a combination to my liking.





 
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