How to Distress wood

How to distress new wood, step by step  tutorial, for decorative purposes

Step 1
Find a distressing agent like chicken wire, nails, a chain,  rough cement . 

Step 2
Have fun making dents in the wood. 
Bing... bang... boom...
Step 3

Soft pastel technique

Use your preferred medium to paint the wood depending on its use.
If functional  like a bench or shelf use wood stain and stain sealer.

If decorative it's possible to use acrylic or soft pastels.

Acrylic technique

Hamsa:  made to order

Have Fun and Create!