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What is the best paint to use when creating with FolkArt Sign Shop Applicator Tools?
FolkArt Sign Shop Stencil Paste is the best paint to use when decorating a surface using a FolkArt Sign Shop Mesh Stencil and any FolkArt Sign Shop Applicator Tool. FolkArt Sign Shop Stencil Paste is a versatile, creamy, thick consistency paste that is the perfect paint viscosity to use in combination with FolkArt Sign Shop Mesh Stencils. Stencil Paste is formulated thick enough to set up on the Mesh Stencil, yet it will easily flow through the design areas effortlessly without bleeding or creating any run under paint blobs. These paints are available in a variety of colors perfect for any home décor project. They are also formulated non-toxic and are water-based, which makes clean up very easy from both the Applicator Tools and the Mesh Stencils with mild soap and water immediately after each use!What is the best way to apply the FolkArt Sign Shop Stencil Paste through a FolkArt Sign Shop Mesh Stencil?
When designing home décor projects, the first step is to design and place each section of the FolkArt Sign Shop Mesh Stencil where desired. Remove the mesh stencil from the backing sheet. Press in place with the adhesive side towards the smooth surface. Next, apply a small amount of FolkArt Sign Shop Stencil Paste onto the Mesh Stencil. Using a FolkArt Sign Shop applicator tool of choice, (Squeegee, or Stencil Paste Brush, or a Silicone Spreader), at a 45-degree angle to the surface, gently pull the paste across the Mesh Stencil until the entire design area has been filled and the entire design has been painted. Once covered, carefully lift the Mesh Stencil to reveal the gorgeous design transferred precisely with great detail. What is the best way to keep my FolkArt Sign Shop Mesh Stencils and applicator tools clean between uses?
FolkArt Sign Shop Stencil Paste is non-toxic and water soluble. Clean up is easily accomplished using soap and water to clean your Mesh Stencils and applicators. It is best to immediately, after each use, rinse the FolkArt Sign Shop Mesh Stencils well under running water and then, if necessary, add a touch of a mild soap to thoroughly clean both the FolkArt Sign Shop Mesh Stencils and the application tools.
After completing my sign project, do I need to apply a varnish over the FolkArt Sign Shop Erasable Liquid Chalk to make it permanent?
No, once fully dry, the paint has a no-smudge beautiful chalk effect. As a matter of fact, if the message or design were sealed with a spray clear acrylic sealer, it would no longer be erasable and the surface could no longer be reused. However, if the project is to be a permanent, non-changeable sign, then yes, of course, the surface can be lightly spray sealed with a clear acrylic sealer to seal and protect the design.Can FolkArt Sign Shop Stencil Paste be intermixed to create new colors or perhaps different values of the same color?
Yes, FolkArt Sign Shop Stencil Paste will mix well within the colors of each variety set. Simply squeeze out a small amount of each color to be mixed. Begin by adding a small amount of the darker color into the lighter color, then continue adding small amounts of the darker color, a little at a time, until the desired color or value is achieved. It is recommended to use a palette knife to mix two or more colors when creating a custom color. Can I mix FolkArt Sign Shop Multi-Surface Chalkboard Paint with water, paint mediums or other acrylic paints?
No, FolkArt Sign Shop Multi-Surface Chalkboard Paint should not be mixed with water, mediums or other acrylic paints. Mixing will destroy the properties that make this paint work as a chalkboard surface.Can I put a plant in a terra cotta pot that I painted with FolkArt Sign Shop Multi-Surface Chalkboard Paint?
Yes, simply coat the inside of the pot with a brush-on varnish or sealer to prevent water from seeping through the terra cotta which could possibly blister the chalkboard paint.Can I stencil a textured surface with FolkArt Sign Shop stencils?
If using a textured surface, it is possible that a raised textured surface area will prevent a FolkArt Sign Shop Mesh Stencil from making flat contact with the surface. Therefore, there is more chance for a paint bleed or possible distortion the design. It is advisable to select smooth surfaces when designing with FolkArt Sign Shop Mesh Stencils.