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What is the difference between FolkArt® and Apple Barrel paint?
Apple Barrel is an all-purpose acrylic craft paint. It works great on craft surfaces including Styrofoam, wood, paper, terra cotta and canvas.

FolkArt paint is a high quality pre-mixed acrylic paint with a rich and creamy consistency. FolkArt is a favorite of decorative painters and artists.
Does FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk paint contain latex?

No, FolkArt Home Decor Texture Chalk does not contain latex; like all other Plaid’s paint products, they’re manufactured using synthetic acrylic resins.

Does FolkArt Home Decor Chalk paint contain latex?
Plaid does not use any natural rubber latex in any of its current paint products. Plaid’s paint products are manufactured using synthetic acrylic resins.
Can I wash glassware that has been painted with FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint and is cured?
Yes, painted glassware can be safely washed by hand and are top shelf dishwasher safe without chipping, cracking or fading. Do not soak in water.
Should fabric be prewashed before decorating with FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint?
Yes, to remove manufacturer’s sizing, all fabrics should be prewashed using soap and water following washing instructions and most denims should be washed multiple times in hot water.
After washing, dry thoroughly before decorating. When washing and drying, DO NOT use a fabric softener. If needed, iron wrinkles smooth without using spray starch.
Should fabric be prewashed before decorating with FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint?
Yes, to remove manufacturer’s sizing, all fabrics should be prewashed using soap and water following washing instructions and most denims should be washed multiple times in hot water.
After washing, dry thoroughly before decorating. When washing and drying, DO NOT use a fabric softener. If needed, iron wrinkles smooth without using spray starch.
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.

Do I have to use a medium when fabric painting using FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint?
Yes, for best results, it is recommended to use the waterbase FolkArt Textile Medium with FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint when painting on fabric.
Shake medium well, mix 1 part medium to 2 parts paint. Can be applied through stencil or hand painted. Clean up while wet with soap and water.
Will FolkArt Milk Paint stain my clothing?
FolkArt Milk Paint can penetrate your clothing the same as when working with acrylic paints; however, it can be washed out immediately while wet using FolkArt Brush Plus and water. It is suggested that while crafting with FolkArt Milk Paint, wear old or protective clothing.
On what types of surfaces can I use FolkArt Enamels Frosted Glass Paint?

Many surfaces can be decorated with FolkArt Enamels Frosted Glass Paint: glassware, clear acrylic, clear Lucite, clear rigid plastics, mirrors, and glazed ceramics. Surfaces such as clear acrylic, Lucite, and rigid plastic should be decorated and kept for decorative purposes only, as these surfaces cannot be baked to cure the paint to the surface; moreover, these surfaces should also be cleaned with a damp rag only.

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