Jennylyn's European Styling Fresco

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Buy Jennylyn's European Styling Fresco by Fusion Mineral Paint online at My Painted Door

Jennylyn's European Styling Fresco

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Use Fresco to create a perfect sea swept, weathered, worn or rustic textured look. Fresco is 100% natural and contains no VOC's.

See our "how to" techniques below!

One small package (75g) mixed with 1 pint of paint makes the sea swept or crackled heavy texture look. This same small package (75g) turns 3 pints of Fusion Mineral Paint into a Fresco Lime paint or 5 pints of Fusion Mineral Paint into a flat matte chalky finish.

Available in two sizes:

$15 for a 75 gram (2.6 oz) package
$35 for a 400 gram (14 oz) package

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How to use Fresco

Depending on your mix and application, you will get a different end result.

For a sea swept look

Mix 1 part Fresco to 2 parts Fusion™ Mineral Paint with a whisk or a paint stir stick for approximately 30 seconds.

Lumps and chunks are expected and desired to create the textured effect. For less texture, whisk to remove all lump for the flat matte chalky finish.

Apply mixture to your paint ready surface. Allow to set for 10-20 minutes then knock down any heavy lumps by passing your brush over them.

Allow to fully dry, then continue with additional colours and layers of paint. Fresco is not required in additional layers of paint.

Complete the look by wet sanding to expose your multiple layers of paint and texture! For best results use a 220 grit sanding sponge.

For antiquing, use our Espresso Wax or Antiquing Glaze to enhance all the details.


For a crackled heavy texture look

Mix 1 part Fresco to 2 parts Fusion Mineral Paint.

Apply a thick (2-3mm) layer of mixture to your paint ready surface. Allow to set for 10-20 minutes. Knock down any heavy lumps by passing your brush over them. The heavier the texture the larger the cracks.

Applying sunlight or heat will increase crackle effect.


For a flat matte chalky finish

Mix 1 part Fresco to 8 parts Fusion Mineral Paint.

1 Small Bag will make 2.5 Quarts or 5 Pints of a flat matte chalky finish.

Apply mixture in various directions for a hand painted look immediately upon application. If any lumps occur, brush them out. Add more or less as desired.

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