(04) IV Chalk Finish Paint Tizano Vecellio (Duck Egg)

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This chalk finish paint Tizano Vecellio or Duck Egg  is one of our most popular colours . Its a lovely soft tone makes for some unique results.

Da Vinci's  “Distressed" Chalky Finish is a self-priming chalky paint that comes in a range of Shabby Chic Colours inspired by the renaissance painters.It can be a base coat, a second coat or a single coat finish. This unique decorative finish is developed for furniture, floors and walls.

Some ideas you can use Tizano Vecellio (duck egg)

  • In the photo you will see a table with legs painted in tizano vecellio and pine table top white washed with a renaissance white to give a farmhouse feel with this piece of furniture.
  • the second piece of furniture with a marble top painted with Tizano vecellio and used some of our antique handles to give an additional antique result.
  • Tizan Vecellio lends it self to comtemporary or modern furniture. While we sell chalk finish as a vintage look the subtle tones work well on newer designs.
  • When doing the wash technique which you can thin Chalk finish down up to 3 parts roma wash to one part paint, its light antiquing colour is great of the mid range colours such as paolo caliari, Tizano vecellio, or Firenze to name a few.
      Once finished for protection you could:
      • apply a coat of clear soft wax to leave a smooth satin finish
      • apply a clear soft wax and once dry apply a dark soft wax for an antique look
      • For a hardwearing finish such as a table top then we recommend Glaze & Medium for a satin clear finish
      • Leave Au natural as a matt finish
      Tiziano Vecellio, known in English as Titian, was born at Pieve di Cadore in the Alps north of Venice. Regarding the year of his birth, modern criticism tends to reject the traditional date of 1477. Although the evidence is conflicting, the statements of contemporaries such as Lodovico Dolce and Giorgio Vasari, plus the fact that Titian's earliest works date from 1508, make the birth date of about 1488/1490 more reasonab