DIY: Peeling Paint Technique - tutorial uses soap as a resist. Since the paint won't stick to the soap, the top coat easily sands off, revealing the paint color underneath. This is an easy way to get that chippy paint finish.
You can use a variety of faux painting techniques to create a weathered look on a wall. Achieve the look of old, weathered wood with a three-step process in which you apply a base coat, glaze and top .