Illusion plaster (analogue of Ottocento coating, Ottochento) is one of the varieties of decorative wall decoration. It has an original effect that mimics velvet, wet silk, Chinese silk or corduroy, depending on the style of application. A similar effect is created as a result of the addition of metallized pigments to the composition.
Main characteristics of Illusion decorative coating
Illusion decorative paint is optimal for use as interior decoration of premises: for a bedroom, nursery, living room, hallway, hall, etc. Depending on the level and type of wall treatment, you can achieve different textures and effects that will imitate noble textures ...
The peculiarity of wall paint is its visual perception. Each individual brushstroke applied to the wall reflects the light rays differently. As a result, the overall appearance of the coating will have a unique play of light and shadow. Especially if you use it in rooms with large floor-to-ceiling windows that give a lot of natural light.
Illusion decorative plaster has the following characteristics:
In order for the coating to retain its shade, and also not to deform over time, it is necessary to observe the correct temperature regime. At any time of the year, the room should be at least +5 and not more than +36 degrees.
Illusion: features of work
In order for the decorative paint to hold as well as possible, it is necessary to first prepare the surface where it will be applied. Before the plaster covers the walls, the main stages of repairs in the premises must be completed, including the installation of windows, painting the ceiling, laying tiles, as well as preparing the floors for laying. And, of course, preparation of the walls for finishing should be done.
You must first clean the surface of the wall from dirt, dust and debris, and then apply a primer. With the help of a primer, adhesion will be increased, as well as the wall will be strengthened, as a result of which the material will not crack over time.
The surface for plastering should not be wet (humidity value is not more than 10% is allowed), and the room itself should not be cold. Better to work in the spring and summer.
Illusion on walls
Stir the material thoroughly with a mixer before applying the coating. Then the dyes selected from the catalog are added and the coating is mixed again with a mixer.
It is necessary to apply the paint from the bottom up. It is important to make sure that the layers are even, without marks or sagging. The first layer is left to dry completely during the day, and then a second one is applied. At this time, a texture is created - strokes in different directions, modeling patterns and drawings. After the second layer has been lightly grasped, it is recommended to press it down with a spatula for a brighter finish.
Decorative plaster Illusion (Illusion) from the Elf Decor company
Illusion by Elf Decor is a smooth wall covering that has a unique sheen resulting from the presence of silvery and gold granules.
The main feature of our coating is its much higher strength after being applied to the surface. As a result, such plaster has a longer service life.
Decorative coating Illusion (Illusion) of our production is produced with several bases - silver, gold and white gold, respectively, which give different effect after finishing. There are also special bases of this material - these are Illusion Crystal and Illusion Crystal Matt with the addition of ground glass, as well as a special collection of Illusion Fantasy, which includes 5 additional bright and catchy colors.
In addition, such a decorative coating in the interior looks especially exquisite, since, depending on the light and viewing angle, it will change its shade. And also, depending on the skill of the specialist applying the plaster, it will be possible to achieve different patterns and patterns.
Summing up, it is worth noting that Illusion decorative plaster looks good in different interiors and styles. Its use will allow you to create an author's, individual design of the room, which will remain for many years, regardless of the place of application.