Painting with spray cans. 5 tips to achieve good results.

  1. Princessa profile image84
    Princessaposted 8 years ago

    Painting with spray cans.  5 tips to achieve good results.

  2. Rabia Sajjad profile image55
    Rabia Sajjadposted 8 years ago

    *first of all shake it well before use and check its tip for fluent spray because sometimes it gets stuck because of sticky paint.
    *keep the can 10-12 inches away from item and keep it in sweeping motion from the starting to the ending point.
    *Spray in many light passes,avoid heavy pass.
    *after one coat let it be dried completely before applying the second one otherwise it will not give even and glassy look.
    *Let it be set before handling it.mostly it looks like dried but its not set yet and if you touch it,you will spoil it,let it be dried for one day or two.

  3. rottenpunk profile image57
    rottenpunkposted 8 years ago

    * Choose the correct paint - i use Montana Gold range on canvas but not the best for walls etc, theres plenty of choice out there so research, unfortunatley its down to trial and error.

    * Shake - Shake & more shake , you gotta get it mixed well, sometimes to help the mixing ive been know to put the can in a pint glass of warm water.

    * Use the correct cap & a clean unblocked cap, there are loads to choose from again trial and error but heres a list.

    http://www.a2planet.com/guide/index2.html

    * Hold can 10 - 12 inches away from surface is perfect & do it very lightly to achive the best results, again the cap type helps with this.

    * I like to move my painting carefully after painting as i dont want the overspray to settle on my painting this causes small bumps under the next coat and ruins the effect - also let it dry properly before next coat.

 
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