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English translation: sponge painting, ragging, frottage, clouds

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15:41 Jul 31, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: Schwamm-, Wickel-, Stupf-, Gewolkttechnik
In a home decorating brochure relating to stains (Lasuren)and wall treatments, these techniques are listed for application of the stains ...

Does anyone know the EN equivalents for the DE techniques?

Thanks,

Harold
Harold
English translation:sponge painting, ragging, frottage, clouds
Explanation:
See some examples:
Masters of the profession will guide you through the steps it takes to attain the necessary knowledge of faux painting using techniques such as sponge-blending, frottage, ragging, and distressing. You will create finishes such as Venetian plaster, marble, granite, stone, leather, parchment, layered wallpaper, old world Tuscany, Mediterranean, eggshell crackles, metallic wax, and exposed brick. You will also learn the technical aspects of successfully operating a faux finishing business. You will soon be turning the "infauxmation" learned in these faux finish courses from an illusive art into a reality. Professional results are within the capabilities of the amateur who is enthusiastic and willing to try.
www.fauxfilleddreams.com/

I will answer all of your faux finishing, mural, Trompe l`oeil, and other decorative painting questions, including questions on surface preparation for such. Ragging, clouds, marbling,,,all types of decorative painting. I will also answer business questions concerning, pricing, selling, advertising, portfolios, and other aspects in the business of decorative painting.
www.allexperts.com/getExpert.asp?Category=1461

This site includes pictures to illustrate the various wall finishes:
Sponge Painting | Wash Finishing | Skip Troweling | Striping | Glazing | Ragging | Striated Glazing
www.custom-paint.com/Samples/Sponge_Painting/sponge_paintin...

HTH
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 08:39
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Summary of answers provided
na +1sponging,ragging, faux finishing,color washing
Johanna Timm, PhD
na +1sponge painting, ragging, frottage, cloudsUlrike Lieder
nasponging, rag rolling, (sponging), raggingMarcus Malabad


  

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30 mins peer agreement (net): +1
sponging,ragging, faux finishing,color washing


Explanation:
Schwammtechnik- sponging/lazuring( or sponge technique)
source; personal experience! have sponged several Waldorf school class rooms..)


Stupftechnik. Als Grundlage der Stupftechnik dient ein Anstrich im gewünschten Grundton aus Dispersionsfarbe, auf den nach Trocknung ein zweiter Farbton ...
www.huwald-malermeister.de/crativ.htm

My suggestion:
Faux finishing ( many hits)

Wickeltechnik

Eine ebenfalls sehr dekorative Technik ist die Wickeltechnik, auch Lappenrollen genannt. Man sieht sie noch häufig als Schmuckelernent in Treppenhäusern von Gebäuden, die kurz nach derJahrhundertwende entstanden sind. Im Sockelbereich eignet sich diese Technik besonders gut, da wegen der Farbigkeit und Kleinflächigkeit des Musters Verschmutzungen kaum sichtbar sind.
www.bau-markt.de

I would translate this as "ragging'

Color washing is described at www.contractorlocate.com, where you will find a discussion of various other techniques.

Happy painting!




    given above
Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 08:39
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 7302

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kim Metzger: stupfen might be stippling
6 mins
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32 mins peer agreement (net): +1
sponge painting, ragging, frottage, clouds


Explanation:
See some examples:
Masters of the profession will guide you through the steps it takes to attain the necessary knowledge of faux painting using techniques such as sponge-blending, frottage, ragging, and distressing. You will create finishes such as Venetian plaster, marble, granite, stone, leather, parchment, layered wallpaper, old world Tuscany, Mediterranean, eggshell crackles, metallic wax, and exposed brick. You will also learn the technical aspects of successfully operating a faux finishing business. You will soon be turning the "infauxmation" learned in these faux finish courses from an illusive art into a reality. Professional results are within the capabilities of the amateur who is enthusiastic and willing to try.
www.fauxfilleddreams.com/

I will answer all of your faux finishing, mural, Trompe l`oeil, and other decorative painting questions, including questions on surface preparation for such. Ragging, clouds, marbling,,,all types of decorative painting. I will also answer business questions concerning, pricing, selling, advertising, portfolios, and other aspects in the business of decorative painting.
www.allexperts.com/getExpert.asp?Category=1461

This site includes pictures to illustrate the various wall finishes:
Sponge Painting | Wash Finishing | Skip Troweling | Striping | Glazing | Ragging | Striated Glazing
www.custom-paint.com/Samples/Sponge_Painting/sponge_paintin...

HTH



    listed above
Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 08:39
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Kim Metzger: I wonder if Gewolktechnik is combing?
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1 hr
sponging, rag rolling, (sponging), ragging


Explanation:
Schwammgummi is sponge rubber

Schwammtechnik:
http://home.t-online.de/home/farben.voegele/Tipps_Tricks/Sch... (where technique is explained, a 'sponge' is used - see pic!)

Another pic: http://www.erfurt.com/erfurt/de/verarbeitung/alte_techniken/...

That's called 'sponging':
http://www.benjaminmoore.com/a/a41.html#1

Wickeltechnik:
http://home.t-online.de/home/farben.voegele/Tipps_Tricks/Wic... (see pic of roller with rag tied around it!)

Wickeltechnik (but done w/out roller):
http://www.bauscouts.com/link3/lasurtechnik/

That's called 'rag rolling and ragging off' (if using a roller):
http://www.artsparx.com/ragroll_ac-pmethodr.html (see pic of roller with rags tied around it) - You apply a base coat with a roller, then do a negative effect by 'ragging off'.

or simply 'ragging on/ragging off' if you do it manually:
http://www.newlookdecorating.bc.ca/ragging.htm - You 'rag on' a base coat with one rag, then 'rag off' with another.

Stupftechnik:
http://www.bauscouts.com/link3/lasurtechnik/(description of technique in German with pics!)

That seems to be similar to sponging since it uses a sponge. This is where I give up...

gewolkt:
http://www.wandmaltechnik.de/mkollframeset.htm

Looks like a 'ragging' effect to me:
http://www.benjaminmoore.com/a/a41.html#3




Marcus Malabad
Canada
Local time: 17:39
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in TagalogTagalog
PRO pts in pair: 1782
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