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How is FolkArt® Outdoor™ different from Apple Barrel Gloss™?
FolkArt® Outdoor™ paints are formulated with rich and creamy consistencies in true artists palettes that deliver high hide with UV protection and weather resistance that makes this paint the perfect paint for outdoor use. It is self-sealing, no primers, sealers or varnishes are required. FolkArt® Outdoor paints can be applied on a variety of surfaces such as metal, terra cotta, wood, concrete, galvanized tin and more. It dries to a satin finish and is waterbased so clean up is easy with mild soap and water.
Apple Barrel Gloss paints offer a bright and clean color palette. They too are formulated to be weather resistant, can be used outdoors, and work well on the same types of surfaces. However, Apple Barrel Gloss paints dry with strong colors and a high gloss finish.
What are Apple Barrel Paints?
Apple Barrel Paints are high quality, all-purpose acrylic paints that are waterbase, non-toxic and made in America.
How many formulas of Apple Barrel Paints are there?
Apple Barrel Paints are available in Original which dries to a velvety matte finish and Gloss which dries to a sleek, gloss finish.
Are there any specialty finishes available in Apple Barrel Paints?
Yes, there are seven Neon colors which provide the perfect bright effect and can be used alone or with classic Apple Barrel. There are also four Glow-in-the-Dark colors that stay vibrant day and night. These paints will add a glow to any project and are great for seasonal and kid’s crafts.
How is Apple Barrel Paints packaged?
Apple Barrel Paints are available in three popular sizes, 2 oz. bottle with a flip top lid, 8 oz. bottle with a flip top lid, and 16 oz. bottle with a wide mouth opening which is perfect for painting larger projects right from the bottle.
Can Apple Barrel Paint colors be mixed?
Although Apple Barrel Paints are available in a wide variety of colors and mixing to create a new color may not be necessary, yes, these paints can be mixed to create a new value/ hue to add interest to your project.
What types of surfaces can Apple Barrel Paints (original formula) be used on?
Apple Barrel Paints are developed to be an all-purpose acrylic paint and can be used on most craft surfaces such as wood, paper mache, canvas, paper, Styrofoam, plaster, terra cotta and more.
What type of surfaces can Apple Barrel Gloss be used on?
Apple Barrel Gloss dries to a high gloss enamel finish on all surfaces it is applied to. And it is weather resistant which means it can be used both as an indoor or outdoor paint on wood, tin/metal and terra cotta!
How can Apple Barrel Paints be used when crafting?
Apple Barrel Paints brush smoothly and dry quickly when basecoating, yet they can be used to stamp, stencil and hand paint a project.
Can Apple Barrel Paints be used with children?
Yes, Apple Barrel Paints are perfect for school projects – they are the best paint on the market to paint on Styrofoam! Apple Barrel Paints are also perfect for “mom and me” projects or for the general basic crafter.
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