Make Chevron Or ZigZag Pattern. This chevron has stripes 12 inches wide and 30 inches long from peak to each end on a 7-12×8 foot wall.
Playful and decorative zig-zag patterns and prints look cheerful and energizing.
How to paint a zig zag pattern. How to Paint Stripes on a Wall. These decorative patterns are great for furniture painting ideas. I was able to make one but it was pretty difficult.
Let the first coat of paint dry before applying a second coat. Use a yardstick to determine the width and length for your chevron stripes. Paint the wall with a base color and let it dry.
Once youve made note of both numbers decide how many stripes you want to paint and in what fashion. Plan out your chevron pattern. Then still without lifting the roller fill in the blanks of the letters with more horizontal or vertical zigzag strokes.
This will create a zigzag. We painted ours freehand but painters tape can be used to ensure straight lines. You will overlap each piece of tape.
Paint within the lines of the tape and immediately peel off the tape to reveal your design. We hope you enjoy this How-To Video. Find the widest point on your pumpkin and begin placing 212 inch pieces of tape on your pumpkin in a zig-zag pattern.
Find project details and materials. Apply the tape in straight lines and press it down firmly. To do this first measure the height and width of the wall you want to paint with a measuring tape.
Roll back and forth gently until the coat is smooth with no roller marks and the two sections blend together seamlessly. Stripes look wonderful on an accent wall in a large room or they can cover all of the walls in a small. Roll the paint on in a zigzag pattern without lifting the roller from the wall as if youre painting a large M W or backward N.
Paint roller with tray 2-in-1 paintprimer in the colour of your choice eg. First assemble your tools. I used a yardstick pencil blue painting tape 2 rolls a level and a ladder.
Finish the area with light strokes that start in the unpainted area and roll into the paint. Zigzag wallpaper patterns and fabric prints create stunning centerpieces also. I then just copied and carefully pasted to make the pattern.
I love how she takes ownership over the materials she desires to create her projects. Tape a diagonal line from the first mark on the second line to the ceiling on the third vertical tape line. Use a small paintbrush to outline the first color and then use a slightly larger paintbrush to fill in the color.
Painting stripes on your wall is a great way to change up a room without doing expensive remodeling. Before you start painting its best to figure out the size and style of your design. Paint your zigzag pattern Paint in between the tape with a paint roller going slightly over the edges that way youll get nice clean lines.
My daughter wasnt too impressed with the vividness of the liquid watercolors we were using so she asked for markers. Roll back the other way and into the first section of paint filling the gaps in the zigzag as you go. If you are planning a zigzag accent wall or even looking to update another room in the house I think chevron would be cool in the kitchen heres my step-by-step process of how to paint a chevron wall in one day.
Here are tips for painting a room including how to get started techniques using rollers finishing and how to clean up. I used the Diagonal Lines plugin to draw the lines and then used the Mirror plugin to make the actual chevron. Decorative zig-zag patterns look beautiful in neutral colors monochromatic or colorful designs.
Roll a few feet farther out toward the center of the ceiling leaving a zigzag pattern. Apply painters tape to the wall right alongside the pencil lines that form your zigzag pattern.