Is it better to apply thin coats or thick coats of the FolkArt® Chalkboard Paint?
It is best to apply several thin coats of paint, allowing the paint to dry between coats.
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.
Is it necessary to seal or varnish FolkArt Watercolor Acrylic Paint?
Projects created using FolkArt Watercolor Acrylic Paints do not need to be sealed; however, for extra durability and protection, project surfaces can be sealed using FolkArt Acrylic Lacquers or brushed with FolkArt Artists’ Varnish
Is FolkArt Multi-Surface Satin Acrylic Paint food safe?
Although the paint is non-toxic, it should never come in contact with food. When painting a glass, keep painted design below 8/10" or 2 cm from the lip; and when painting plates, paint only on the rim of the plate that will not come in contact with food or reverse glass paint in the center.
What is FolkArt Milk Paint Finishing Oil?
FolkArt Milk Paint Finishing Oil will absorb directly into the pores of a raw or FolkArt Milk Paint decorated surface creating a velvety smooth finish. It also enhances the look of natural unfinished wood. FolkArt Finishing Oil is non-toxic and can be cleaned up easily with soap and water. One 3.7 fl. oz. bottle will cover approximately 15 square feet.
Do I need to shake FolkArt Milk Paint before using?
Yes, shaking the FolkArt Milk Paint bottle before using will incorporate the paint (if any has settled).
Can FolkArt Enamels be thinned with water?
No, thinning FolkArt Enamels with water compromises the integrity of the paint formula and will prevent the paint from properly adhering to your glass surface.
My FolkArt Home Decor Chalk paint has clumps in it! What should I do?
Over time, that is perfectly natural. As air becomes trapped in the top portion of the paint bottle (after it has been opened and paint used) a paint skin may form.
With each paint use, it is best to remove the top skin before stirring the paint.
On what surfaces can I use FolkArt Brushed Metal Acrylic Paint?
FolkArt Brushed Metal Acrylic Paint can be applied to most paintable surfaces such as wood, terra cotta, canvas, rigid plastic, papier mache, metal, glass and ceramics.
Where can I learn more about FolkArt Brushed Metal Acrylic Paint?