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How long does it take FolkArt Watercolor Acrylic Paint to cure?

Although FolkArt Watercolor Acrylic Paint dries to the touch very quickly, it will take approximately 48 hours before it is cured to the surface.

How long does FolkArt Watercolor Acrylic Paint take to dry?

A standard brushstroke painted on a porous surface will be dry to the touch within approximately 25 minutes and completely dried within an hour, depending on the amount of water used to dilute the paint. On sealed surfaces, the same standard brushstroke painted on a will be dry to the touch usually within two hours. Actual dry times can vary based on the application of paint and the humidity of the work environment.

Can I use water to thin FolkArt Watercolor Acrylic Paint?
Yes, water can be used to dilute FolkArt Watercolor to achieve a variety of wash effects.
Does FolkArt Color Watercolor Acrylic Paint hold up well on outdoor surfaces?
Yes, FolkArt Watercolor can be used on interior surfaces as well as on outdoor surfaces.
What makes FolkArt Watercolor Acrylic Paint different from other craft paints?

FolkArt Watercolor is formulated as a gel-based acrylic paint that can easily be spread or brushed out very smoothly when used as a concentrate. It can also be diluted with water to create soft painted wet effects with varying layers of color.

On what types of surfaces can I use FolkArt Watercolor Acrylic Paint?

Many surfaces can be decorated with FolkArt Watercolor Acrylic Paint, such as wood, papier mache, paper, glass, canvas, and fabric. On sealed surfaces such as glassware, ceramics, tin, metal, and plastic, FolkArt Watercolor should be used for decorative purposes only.

Where can I learn more about FolkArt Marbling Paint?
You can learn more about this product by reading the FolkArt Marbling Paint FAQ document. 
Is it necessary to seal or varnish FolkArt Marbling Paint?

Projects created using FolkArt Marbling Paints MUST be sealed. Project surfaces can be spray sealed using FolkArt Acrylic Lacquers (Matte, Satin, or Gloss Finishes) or brushed with FolkArt Artists’ Varnish (Satin or Gloss).

Note: Before storing finished marbled projects, surfaces should be sealed to keep projects from sticking to one another.

How long does it take FolkArt Marbling Paint to cure?
FolkArt Marbling Paint cures to a surface approximately 48 hours after it has dried.
How long does it take FolkArt Marbling Paint to dry?

FolkArt Marbling dries to the touch within one hour and will be completely dry within 24 hours; however, variables such as the type of surface being marbled, the thickness of paint application and the humidity of the work area will all affect the individual drying time of each marbled project.

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