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FAQs

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.
How can I clean my brushes after using Apple Barrel Paints?
Apple Barrel Paints are a water base paint, so clean up is simple with soap and water.
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.
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.
Are items painted with Apple Barrel Gloss mircrowaveable?
No.
Can Apple Barrel Paint colors be mixed?
Yes, Apple Barrels paints can be mixed to create a new color value or hue. 
Can I use water to thin Apple Barrel Pouring Medium?
Thinning Apple Barrel Pouring Medium is not necessary, as it is manufactured to the perfect consistency to create a variety of marbled effects using either the Direct Pour Method, the Dirty Pour Method, or the Flip Cup Method.
 
Do I need to mix or shake Apple Barrel Pouring Medium before using it?
No, shaking Apple Barrel Marbling Medium may only introduce air bubbles into the product.  It is best not to shake before using.
 
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!
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.
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