Vintage Milk Paint Background Technique

I love vintage milk paint. I use it all the time for backgrounds on ATC cards, my art journal and mini books. It's great when you want a vintage look. It comes in several colors, but they have a sample set that has many colors in it, which is what I got. I've had it a long time now, and I'm just getting to the point of needing to order some more.

First paint a base of watercolor onto your paper and let dry.

Next mix 1 tsp. milk paint with 1 tsp. water. Paint milk paint over watercolor paint.

Working quickly before it dries, dab with a napkin or a paper towel.

Let dry.
Seal with a sealant. The company I bought mine from recommends Mona Lisa sealant, and I have to agree that it works great!

These are just some examples from my art journals of other colors available and what I did with them.

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