What are Apple Barrel Paints?
Apple Barrel Paints are high quality, all-purpose acrylic paints that are waterbase, non-toxic and made in America.
Are items painted with Apple Barrel Gloss mircrowaveable?
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.
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.
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 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 FolkArt® Shinys the same as Apple Barrel® Gloss?
No, FolkArt® Shinys are not the same as Apple Barrel Gloss. FolkArt® Shinys were developed to have a higher gloss finish than Apple Barrel Gloss. Also, FolkArt® Shinys are color matched to the corresponding FolkArt® Acrylic Color and have the same high pigment load and intense color.
Can I use FolkArt® and Apple Barrel paint on plaster?
Yes, you can use both FolkArt® and Apple Barrel paint on plaster. However, because plaster is very porous and sometimes dusty, you will need to first seal the piece with a clear acrylic matte spray sealer.
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.