A Guide to Venetian Plaster Colours

Date: Monday April 17, 2023    Read Time: 3 mins
Venetian Plaster Colours

What are the different Coloured plaster?

So you’ve decided that you want to use Venetian plaster on your project.

I mean it’s easy to see why with so many Venetian finishes . From metallics, to stone and marble, you’ll be happy to know that there are a wide array of Venetian plaster colours. Enabling you to really personalise your Venetian plaster project. There really is something for everyone when it comes to Venetian plaster.

Venetian plaster colours for concrete polished plaster

Even when it comes to concrete polished plaster. Maybe you’re thinking that there cannot be too much choice when it comes to colour. After all, when people associate a colour with concrete, they will most probably gravitate to the answer “grey” right?

Well that couldn’t be more wrong, in fact concrete Venetian plaster can be expressed in so many colours and tones. Combine this property with concrete’s vast array of textures and you can create concrete polished plaster finishes ranging from warm polished

Can you change the colour of Venetian plaster?

This is a question that we get asked a lot. Venetian plaster is normally a mixture of lime, marble and colour pigments to achieve your desired colour.Once the Venetian plaster has cured, this is the colour that the finished piece will stay. So to change the colour of the Venetian plaster wall or ceiling would be impossible.

However, that’s not to say that your piece can’t be refreshed. Sometimes Hikitia can come in and add a wash, toner or wax to your project to add a new dimension or layer.

What Colours can you get polished plaster in?

It would be practically impossible to lay out all of the colours that can be achieved in polished plaster. But it is safe to say that polished plaster can be matched to pretty much any colour of your imagination. Colour matching to an colour that you already have on a mood board is tricky. It can be done but takes an incredible amount of time.

When colours are matched in Venetian plaster, it is possible to have multiple tones of your colour in the same piece of work. This is because Venetian plaster is normally multi-tonal. This is one of the beautiful features of having Venetian plaster, compared to using a paint.

Make sure you get in touch with us at Hikitia for any queries regarding colour for your project. We are master colour experts and love to rise to the challenge.