Some of the McCloskey paint special effects include Sponging, Rag rolling and Color Washing, according to Valspar. The use of McCloskey special effects can add a creative edge to a room.
The sponging technique uses natural sea sponge along with McCloskey Special Effects Glazes. To attain the effect, dip the sea sponge in the glaze and dab it on a wall that has a dry base coat.
To achieve the rag rolling effect, apply the color glaze using a twisted rag over the dry base coat. The technique combines the base coat and glazes color in a creative manner.
The color washing effect complements a range of designs in a room. The method displays the simple beauty of color with the use of a color washing brush, which creates a blended finish.