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Buddha Room Decor with Concrete Finish

Transform a wood carving into an urban relic using FolkArt Painted Finishes.

At a Glance:

#6374 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

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FolkArt ® Painted Finish Kit - Concrete

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $6.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Painted Finishes - Brush Set, 3 pc.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $4.99
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Other Supplies

Wood-carved Buddha mask, Brush basin or container for water, Foam plates, Paper towels


  1. Pour a small amount of both Light and Dark Concrete onto a foam plate.
  2. Wipe wood carved mask with a damp paper towel to remove dust or dirt.
  3. Load a Shortie Brush with Light Concrete. Using a dabbing motion to create texture, apply a medium-to-thick application of Light Concrete to the carved Buddha mask.
  4. Create additional interest to the painted concrete by applying Dark Concrete randomly in shadow areas using the same dabbing motion while the Light Concrete is still wet on the surface.
  5. To enhance the illusion of concrete, wet the Shortie Brush with water, then dab the wet brush onto desired areas of the Buddha mask to create a drip or run of color. Allow to dry.


  • To make the drips on the painted concrete look more realistic, hold the Buddha head vertical when applying extra water. When dry, these drips will look naturally weathered because they fell vertically across the face.
  • Painted Finishes Concrete is safe to use on outdoor decorations, embellish plastic flower pots, planters, and garden art creating the illusion of concrete!

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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