Storm Wall Hurricane Effect

19 Dec

STORM WALL: Creating a hurricane effect with manipulated Worn Leather

THE Reserve in Adderley Street, Cape Town was recently taken by storm and hit by a hurricane. Fortunately this was not your conventional wet and wild hurricane type, but rather an Earthcote Worn Leather style that has become fondly know as Storm Wall.

The manipulated hurricane-like treatment left quite an impression on the walls of The Reserve – creating an emotional and unruly effect with a unique ‘scratchy’ look. This effect is achieved when painting diluted acrylic wall paint over Earthcote Worn Leather. The lime from the Worn Leather base coat ‘burns’ through – bringing all the aesthetic mayhem to the surface. Check out the effect in the following photograph – kindly supplied by revamp artist, Jenny Mason.

Storm Wall and the hurricane effect

Storm Wall

Earthcote Worn Leather Storm Wall at The Reserve in Adderley Street, Cape Town

  • Jenny has thoughtfully offered a simple step-by-step guide to creating the Storm Wall for yourself on her blog, Koekalooks.

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