Paint Wall Two Different Colors. Lighter colors on the upper portion of a wall can add height to the wall. Prepare a paint pan with the lighter of the two paint colors.
The two-toned wall provides a clean modern way to add dimension and the illusion of architectural details to a space says Nivara Xaykao a color specialist at Benjamin Moore. The negative space can be large or just a thin strip under the ceiling creating different effects with. Any wall any color and any style can.
Paint the ceiling a darker shade of the wall color.
Cut-in or outline the wall using a 2-inch angled paintbrush. Here are some tips to consider. For inspiration weve rounded up some of our favorite two-tone wall ideas below. Painting walls with two colors creates instant contrast and architectural interest with just a few strokes of paint.