You can apply a wax or glaze over the now-dry chalk paint for that vintage look. If it were mine, I would use a superfine grit sandpaper by hand and lightly go over the surface, to dull the shine to give the paint a bit of 'tooth'. Hope that helps. Reply. The glaze I use doesn’t really absorb into the paint too much but I can see how some glazes would be really hard to control directly over chalk paint. Sort by . With the price of this stuff and time involved, I prefer the tried and true glazing. Plus, the color of the glaze you use will affect the color of the chalk paint. Replies. Cheyenne says. I used the wax to create a painting technique called blurred grain. February 5, 2020 at 2:01 pm . It can also be tinted and applied in many different ways. I counter several claims when many argue why use chalk paint vs. regular paint. If you apply a white glaze over black chalk paint, then you can make it greyer. Then buff it up with a clean cloth. Review of the Krylon Chalky Spray Paint & Wax. That said, I like to take a 120 to 220 grit sandpaper and give it a light sanding before applying a new coat of paint. Compare. I also feel that by having a base coat of Clear Wax- it is easier to apply the Dark Wax. If I get tired of the color of a piece I’ve painted and I’ve waxed it to seal the paint, I have to first remove the wax before I can paint over the piece. In most cases, it is very difficult to reverse stain and start over, but if glazing starts to go wrong, you can simply wipe it off and start again. Well, you know we had to start there, right? Compare. In this video, Rosanne will demonstrate the difference in application methods for wax vs. glaze, and she’ll also show you side-by-side how Antiquing Wax compares to Tiger’s Eye Glaze and Smoky Quartz Glaze. While doing a little research I realized you use it over paint to give it a lived in look, some say a sun faded look. Chalk paint doesn’t take very long to dry, but err on the safe side before starting the wax process. I then sanded it back with 220 grit sandpaper, distressed it and applied a coat of Maison Blanche dark brown wax. 2- Oil. The perfect Chalk Paint® companions. I couldn’t find any examples so I had to just wing it. Allow the final coat to rest overnight to ensure that it’s completely dry. From what I read you recommend a glaze over chalk and then poly instead of the wax? I’m hoping to paint my kitchen cabinets this spring. I always used AS chalk paint and about a year ago I discovered the Rustoleum chalk paint and now I wont go back, I love it and it goes a long way too , I find that after a few weeks it even cures to a stronger finish like the paint is more durable .. I’ll never change back. Glazing and waxing are two commonly confused processes. Just clear poly acrylic and then glaze. That's what I do whenever I paint a piece of varnished furniture, and it holds up great. Whenever I come across a piece that is carved and calls for glazing or dark waxing, I always forgo the chalk paint and wax. Yesterday’s post was about glaze vs. wax. BEHR Chalk Decorative Paint - White Base, 946 mL (12) $26. I just go with latex and a custom mix glaze. Will the glaze bleed onto the chalk paint if it is applied directly on it? Essentially, a glaze is a substance that is applied to the surface of a vehicle in order to fill and obscure any small imperfections or scratches that are visible. If you do not want that, then you might want to try another sealant. Hello, I have a quick question… I recently started painting a set of used light brown TV trays navy blue and gray (Dallas Cowboys colors) to give to my dad for Christmas. Having a base of Clear Wax is important– especially when applying Dark Wax and wanting just a HINT of antiquing/aged effect – OR when applying Dark Wax over a light colored Chalk Paint™, like Old White or Louis Blue. 97 / each. Reply. December 15, 2014 at 11:47 am . I am so glad I found your site and now I’m gonna go grab myself a foam roller. ... use wax over poly polyurethane or any other clear coat but it s much more cost effective and just easier to use a glaze like i describe in this process here. What is the Chalkboard Paint? Hi Carissa! Start by applying the clear wax on the surface and wait for it to dry off. See more ideas about redo furniture, painted furniture, refinishing furniture. It’s my new favorite technique! Going to try the Rustoleum wax as soon as my AS wax runs out If the wax is 100% cured, you can paint over it with chalk paint. Don’t be afraid to ask questions! 97 / each. spencer betz says February 17, 2014 at 7:21 pm. Allow the chalk paint to dry completely before applying the wax. Thanks for hanging out on the blog today. Jul 1, 2020 - Explore christy wheeler's board "paint , prime , wax, glaze", followed by 160 people on Pinterest. When you’re ready, grab your brush and prepare to apply some wax! Chalk Style Paint vs. Latex Paint CHALK STYLE PAINT LATEX PAINT ... • Can be used over Chalk Synthesis Paint, Glaze, and Stain • 90% cured 4 hours after dry, next day return to service • Fully cured in 14 days. Bianca Y. says. You can apply the wax in thin layers or thick layers to achieve the look you want. In addition to enhancing its looks, this wax for chalk paint can protect the paint job on your furniture by sealing it. This is where wax comes in handy if applying glaze over chalk paint. What a chore!! I am brushing the first coat and thought it looked pretty rough. I spent the day today re-painting my piece in Annie Sloan’s chalk paint, Florence. I wait about a day. *Glaze is a translucent paint, you can use it clear to soften and blend paint colors. One of the best kinds of sealant is a buffed up wax. Reply. I didn’t use wax on this “chalk job”. I am painting our 30 year old oak kitchen cabinets. The method is in my digital book, Using simple techniques like distressing, waxing and glazing has camouflaged so many of my screw ups and made them look intentional! Amazingly, this coating lets liquids slide off the wood, and it repels dust specks and other types of debris. (You can apply it with a brush, a rag, wadded up plastic drop cloth, the options are endless ). Rust-Oleum Chalked Ultra Matte Paint in Charcoal, 887 Ml (70)-Compare. In fact, this haphazard method often achieves a unique look! It spreads smoother. See more ideas about redo furniture, painted furniture, refinishing furniture. Chalkboard paint is as the name implies, paint that you can draw on with chalk like a chalkboard. I still have a jar of the mix, but it doesn’t smell as good as the ones I make now. To see even more examples over different paint colors, click here. Rust-Oleum Chalky Spray Paint vs Regular Chalk Paint Lilly April 11, 2019 at 5:03 AM. I’m planning on using a white chalk paint (to get them all to the same shade of white). Before painting over the chalk paint, the wax MUST be removed. The purpose of glaze is to add a faux finish effect to your piece. Here are a few other chalk painting posts you might want to check out: DIY Chalk Paint Review. Eco Friendly Soft Wax Versus Polyurethane Over Chalk Painted . With a polycrylic topcoat you could just give it a light sanding and paint right over it! By the way, I used Duck Egg Blue (Annie Sloan Chalk Paint) on the sample boards. The new paint may stick initially, but long term it will have poor adhesion and may come off with the slightest scratch. Then I must clear wax first, add my liquified dark wax then clear wax again. The application of a wax will help seal your chalk paint. Plus, because of its consistency, chalk paint is less likely to drip than regular paint. I love soft dark wax, but years ago, it was hard to find. I’m getting ready to start my first glaze project (an Italian Rococo Bedroom Suite – with nooks, crannies and crevices than you can imagine!) I hope you enjoyed this little review of the Rust-Oleum Aged Glaze. I recommend sanding the wax off OR painting another coat of chalk paint over it. I’ve actually “made” my wax for well over 20 years. You can apply yellow glaze over red for an orangey finish. Technically either way will work and the glaze can be used as a top coat, so using glaze as the last step will not negatively impact the durability of your piece. The material itself, called glaze, looks rather similar to stain, but the material is like “homogenized”. Once dried and buffed, it creates a durable protective coating that keeps your belongings from becoming damaged over time. This video compares wax vs poly over chalk paint. One shouldn’t need to add a clear wax as a sealer after a dark wax . Works the same way for all other color combinations. They’re made of MDF, and they’re two different shades of white. It only takes a couple of minutes and ensures your paint will stick. Defining the Difference Between Glaze and Wax. Advantages: Being easy to … Most people associate oil sealants with milk paint, not chalk paint. While I was in Lowe’s I stumbled on Valspar’s Limewash Glaze. Chalk Paint; See All Filters. For this reason, DIYers love using chalk paint on vintage pieces that have cracks or lots of details, since the paint goes on smoothly, even over layers of paint. Hello! Recommended. Rust-Oleum Chalked Ultra Matte Paint in Linen White, 887 Ml (173) $31. 97 / each. Stain Vs Glaze. Reply. You can absolutely use chalk paint over a polyurethane table top! Apr 23, 2016 - Explore Denise Otts's board "CHALK PAINT -GLAZE" on Pinterest. You can also wipe off any unwanted wax, so don’t worry too much about making mistakes. Thank so much. Annie has developed a range of finishing products ideally matched to Chalk Paint® for both practical results and decorative effects, whether you want the perfect patina, an antique look or a gilded carving. Theoretically, almost any stain could be used as a glaze. My experience is with high end brands of specialty chalk paint. I decided to use it right over the stain. You can apply a dark wax or a tinted wax using a brush. Happy painting!, Barbara. Paint, glaze, then finish with your choice of wax or poly. Delete. Since this is the traditional way of waxing your furnishing, you can expect for it to be time-consuming. That is a different process. Chalk paint is water-based, so you can clean your brushes with soap and water rather than having to use mineral spirits. Rust-Oleum Chalked Decorative Glaze Project Kit (2) $46. at . However, the right type of oils can be used to seal chalk paint. Compare. You'd be much better off using multiple light coats of a poly, like I suggest in this post. So I made some by mixing Feed and Wax with a paint tint. Wax acts a resist, and just about any paint you put over wax (with one exception–which I’ll tell you about later) will not adhere well. What makes glaze such an excellent choice is the ability to change the color of the chalk paint slightly. You can’t paint over a waxed piece. Juli says. You can complete the sanding and distressing process prior to waxing, but be aware of the dusty mess the chalk paint will create. If I share any advice on Chalk Paint with a new painter it would be to JUST GO FOR IT! yep, to antique over chalk paint you have to use dark wax. One of the things I love most about Annie Sloan Chalk Paint is that it is so easy to wipe away or paint over. 1 – Wax. The good thing about using wax over chalk paint is that there are few rules. Compare. Applying a glaze to a vehicle’s surface makes it appear shinier and more vivid. 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