Natural Sponge TM-HM
What is a natural sponge?
Natural Sea Sponges are some of the simplest multicellular organisms alive. They are classified as animals rather than plants because they do not photosynthesize, but in every other way, they are more similar to plants. They do not have brains, digestive, circulatory or nervous systems and, once rooted, do not move.
What is a natural sponge made of?
Today, most of the sponges we use are made from a combination of wood pulp (cellulose), sodium sulfate crystals, hemp fibers, and chemical softeners.
What is a natural sponge used for painting?
In paint decorating, three types of natural sea sponges are commonly used: wool, grass and cultured. These sponges were once living sea creatures, and each is unique, so it pays to select them carefully.
What can I use in place of a sponge for painting?
Some people do not use sponges at all. Others use standard kitchen sponges, or the sponges that come with Masterson palettes. A couple of alternatives that have appeared in other threads are wet paper towels and foam rubber.
Can you use a sponge to paint walls?
Sponge painting is one of the easiest ways to give a wall texture, depth and complexity. This decorative application technique is an inexpensive way to add to your interior look.
How do you use a natural sponge?
Saturate your sponge with water and soap (anti-microbial, if possible). Repeatedly squeeze the soap in into the sponge, and rinse repeatedly until the water runs clear. Once the sponge is clean, add your desired soap to the sponge and apply to your face. Use gently in a circular motion.