They say “It’s like watching paint dry” well you won’t want to miss this! It doesn’t matter how many times you do it the response is always the same....WOW!
Produces a cracked effect for either an authentic aged look or for fun using contrasting colors.
Apply a coat of crackle with a brush on top of a surface painted with Cottage Paint. Allow to dry.
How you apply the crackle and the paint will effect what type of cracks develop.
A slightly thicker application of crackle will produce larger cracks.
A slightly thinner application of crackle will produce -smaller cracks.
Once dry, you may apply the paint. Don’t fuss, just get it on. After all, it is a cracked surface you are creating. Once it starts to crack, time is up. Do not brush it any more.
A slightly thicker application of paint will produce larger cracks.
A slightly thinner application of paint will produce smaller cracks.
If you want larger cracks, try adding a little bit of water to the paint.
Don’t miss the fun part, watch it crack as it dries. Once dry, add a clear coat of Acrylic Wax on the surface.