If you like the look of an aged finish or patina and want the look on a shiny new light fixture, I just posted a step-by-step tutorial on painting verdigris. Very easy when you use glaze and sea sponges.
French Linen base, then generous amount of clear soft wax, while wax is wet apply a wash of paris gray and old white. same recipe used in annie sloan color recipes armoire with blue inside (Baby furniture)
The Beginner's Guide to Using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint & Wax: One Beginner's Tips to Another! I let my intimidation over using Chalk Paint® Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan keep me from exploring the medium for way too long. Now that I have finally given