How to Crackle Paint?

Answer Crackle painting is a technique used to give painted surfaces a worn and aged look. By applying a layer of glue or crackling medium between 2 layers of latex or acrylic paint, you can give most any... Read More »

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How do I remove crackle paint?

PreparationPurchase semipaste stripper from your local hardware or home improvement store. Open windows and doors and turn on fans to ventilate the area. Spread five layers of newspaper over the ar... Read More »

Crackle Paint Projects?

Crackle paint is a clear substance applied underneath paint that causes the paint to crack, creating a weathered or antique appearance. One thing to remember about crackle paint is that it is impos... Read More »

How to Crackle Paint a Dresser?

Antique and older furniture pieces are always in style, but are not always practical for everyday use. Although they may appear well-constructed and attractive, they can be weak or brittle, or may ... Read More »

How do I apply crackle finish paint?

Apply a Base CoatPut down a base coat on the project to crackle; use at least one coat of acrylic paint, and let it dry completely. The base coat color is the color that shows through the crackle m... Read More »