Have you tried to color a balsa wood before? In this article,I will introduce the basic ways during coloring. It is indeed an interesting matter for us to do at the free time. With the suggested steps,you are more likely to be informed and understand. It is easy for you after you read the text.
Firstly,you should prepare the necessary materials followed. Such as acrylic paint, brushes,which is sized according to your project. Then you will need a container for water and a paint tray. This is a great chance to use recycled items such as the lid to a plastic container as seen in the photos. Next is the wood project which is ready to be color stained. And a blotting cloth is also required. When you prepared these tools,you can go on the first step.
You can start with water. That is adding enough water to more than cover the area you wish to stain. If the finished color does not come out as dark as you would like you can always add a second coat to darken the color when the first coat dries. And then mixing color stains. Colors can be mixed directly in the paint tray. This is a good way to conserve on paint if you understand color mixing and the basics of a color wheel. When all of the colors are added at about the same time,which are wet or damp,you can get the colors and the result as you designed. It might be that you prefer to have control of the color stain and want to place it in exact locations on your project. If that is the case, make sure the stain is dry.
when you understand the above steps,you should practice your technique for many times. You can add wonderful flare with this basic technique. With a bit of practice you can blend and mix colors on wood and allow the wood grain to show through with great satisfaction for the end result. different woods have different grains. Some wood is harder to stain than others. This is where practice makes perfect for your next color stained wood project. Experiment and have fun crafting.
You should practice for various times before you stain on the raw material.