Our Faux Artist Sea sponge is processed for maximum strength, durability, and absorption. These sea sponges are preferred by artisans and professionals artistic applications including wallpapering, texturing, creating faux painting effects, pottery-making, and more. These are not whole sponges intended for decorative purposes.
Native to the coastal waters of Florida, natural sponges have been used for hundreds of purposes for over 2,000 years Natural sea sponges, unlike artificial sponges, naturally inhibit the growth of bacteria, are 100% biodegradable, environmentally safe, economical and a quickly renewable natural resource sustainably harvested in the USA. As with any natural product, these sponges vary in color, shape and size.
From the Faux Artist Sea Sponge Package
Our Faux/Artist Sponges are known for their excellent absorption, soft texture, and durability. They perform well for paint sundry use, faux finishing, marbleizing, ceramics, texturing, staining, etc…
Faux/Artist Sponge Quality Guarantee: Satisfactory performance is guaranteed. Any natural sponge found to be defective will be replaced free of charge by Acme Sponge and Chamois Co. Replacement will be made upon presentation of product, proof of purchase, package and explanation of dissatisfaction.
Faux Artist Sponge Use and Care Instruction
Before Use: Soak sponge in clean water; squeeze out all excess and carefully examine entire sponge to insure any particles escaping our multi-level quality control are found and removed.
Painting with a Faux Artist Sponge: Dampen the sponge and wring out excess water. Dab sponge lightly in paint tray, blotting on paper or rags until the excess paint is removed and the desired pattern is obtained. When applying paint, use a light touch to roll the sponge over the wall or surface. Rinse your sponge thoroughly before changing colors and upon completion of the project.
After Each Use: Wash Faux/Artist Sponge. Squeeze or shake out excess water. Dry anywhere except in dark moist places. Avoid high heat.