Porter’s French Wash creates the look of delicate broken colour – a subtle marble-like finish discovered centuries ago by European masters.

This elegant, timeless ragged effect can be created by both the professional painter and the DIY home decorator.

French Wash is applied over Porter's Low Sheen Acrylic to create a soft broken look.

Features & Benefits

French Wash can be ragged, rag rolled, dragged or sponged to produce a variety of painted effects. Water wash up.

Suggested Applications

Interior. Can be applied to most suitably prepared plasterboard, plaster, wood, masonry and previously painted surfaces. Designed to be applied as a wash over Porter’s Low Sheen Acrylic.




Not suitable for exteriors.

Apply with

Synthetic brush, Muslin


Low Sheen approximately 12-14m² per litre. French Wash approximately 25m² per litre.


Available in 500ml, 1 litre, 4 litres and 15 litres.


Detailed Product/Application Information and Safety Data Sheets

A subtle marble-like finish

Create unique colour graded effects by blending two colour ways.

An elegant, ragged effect

Be dramatic with colour, or subtle and subdued, it's your choice.