Crackle Medium 300mls

$22.95

Mezzie + frank crackle effects medium is a decorative medium developed to enhance paintwork with a vintage crackle appearance. It is low odour and low vocs

Description

CRACKLE EFFECTS MEDIUM

  • Mezzie + Frank crackle effect medium is an environmentally friendly product designed to apply over our mezzie + frank chalk and paint products. Crackle effects medium will create a vintage aged appearance to your paintwork on furniture and other projects. Many different looks can be achieved by experimenting with contrasting or tonal colours.

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Stir contents thoroughly before and during use with a broad, flat stirrer using an upward action. Avoid shaking container as it will create air bubbles.

STEP 1 BASE CHALK EFFECTS COAT

  • Apply one or two coats of mezzie + frank chalk effect in selected colour
  • Allow paint to fully dry before proceeding to step 2
  • Drying time will vary according to weather conditions and the surface being painted. If in doubt leave it longer.

STEP 2 CRACKLE EFFECTS COAT

  • Apply crackle effect with a brush or roller. End result will depend on technique
  • For a heavy crackle effect apply thickly with a brush using criss cross or basket weave strokes.
  • For a fine crackle effect apply with a brush or roller using straight strokes and a thinner coat. Ensure the product is applied evenly to a uniform gloss leaving no uneven patches.
  • If the surface is patchy, apply a second coat of crackle effect after 3 hours drying time.
  • After 2 – 4 hours, when product is touch-dry, proceed to step 3

STEP 3 TOP CHALK EFFECTS COAT

  • Apply top coat of chalk effects in selected colour
  • For best results application should be carried out without brushing back or reworking any wet paint.
  • Crackle effect will start to appear as it dries

STEP 4 SEAL WITH WAX OR CLEAR ACRYLIC SEALER

  • When surface is fully dry seal painted area with M+F Wax or clear coat sealer.

CLEAN UP WITH WATER

Additional information

Weight 0.335 kg
Dimensions 7 x 7 x 10 cm