Milk Paint in Peter Hinwood's Home

Milk Paint in Peter Hinwood's Home

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Maxwell Ryan
Aug 25, 2008

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We were struck by the depth and intensity of the walls in Peter Hinwood's London home in September's issue of World of Interiors. A powerful Moroccan blue, the effect was achieved using La Tienda pigments, natural coloring available in Mediterranean shades...

While it seems there is a wide variety of milk paint available in Europe, it can be somewhat more difficult to track down here in the States. Thankfully, it's surprisingly easy to make your own at home - dry pigment is readily available at most art supply stores, and quark, a soft European curd cheese traditionally used as a binder, is easily acquired at the cheese counter. Various recipes are available online, and can also include substitutions of skim milk, lime, and chalk.

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