If you lay your scatter, as I do, by sprinkling the stuff from your fingers you’ll love – or perhaps hate – this tip.
Someone shoot me.
While researching the previous post on how to make your own scatter I had an epiphany from the school of the blindingly obvious: use a sieve to apply scatter.
As I said, stupidly obvious.
- Paint the area you want to cover in watered down PVA.
- Go and nick a tea strainer from the kitchen.
- Fill it with scatter.
- Sieve the scatter over the area you want to cover.
Doing so covers an area quicker and with a much evener application so it looks better.
It’s also more a more efficient technique as less scatter is needed to cover an area.
Why oh why have I never thought of this before? I don’t want to even think about how much I could have saved over the years if I’d done this!
Agghhh! Someone shoot me.
Sorry, if you do the same as I did and I’ve just ruined your day 🙂
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