Painted shower tiles -- with sand finish?

I recently bought a 3-unit apartment building and one of the tenants just moved out of one of the small apartments. I need to redo the apartment to get it rented out again and, for now, am basically just repainting, changing a couple of light fixtures, and replacing a small ceiling, etc.
In the bathroom, the existing shower and wall tiles were painted over by the previous owner with some kind of paint. The paint over the tiles is absolutely rock solid and is in perfect shape. I don't know what kind of paint was used, but it has a rough sand-like finish, and is painted some type of varying shades of what I would call "sand colors". I guess the idea was to make it look like some kind of stone work or whatever. It is a flat finish, not glossy. And, it actually looks okay enough except that the varying color shades idea looks stupid.
What I want to do-- for now -- is just repaint what is there to make it a different color. I know the best approach will eventually be to rip out the old tiles throughout the bathroom and redo the room, but I don't want to do that now.
So, my questions are:
1) Does anyone have any idea what kind of paint that may be -- maybe epoxy paint or something similar? It actually feels like stone, but it is just a painted on surface.
2) Any suggestions on what to kind of paint to use to paint over the existing surface to change the color? The surface is very rough already, so that is not an issue.
Thanks.
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Don't overdo it. All you want is a nicer color, so go pick up a few cans of Krylon aerosol paint, tape it off and paint it to look the way you want. You can do the whole thing in an hour with almost no cleanup. The acrylic spray paints are fairly good performers in moist conditions. Surface roughness should not be an issue here. HTH
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Thanks. I want to avoid spraying if possible, so I'll have to figure out what type of paint to brush on that will work without peeling etc.
Don't overdo it. All you want is a nicer color, so go pick up a few cans of Krylon aerosol paint, tape it off and paint it to look the way you want. You can do the whole thing in an hour with almost no cleanup. The acrylic spray paints are fairly good performers in moist conditions. Surface roughness should not be an issue here. HTH
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