There are just so many wonderful reasons to choose acrylic paint for your Denim paint project: - acrylic paint can be so versatile. It's compatible with all types of leather (natural and synthetic) for a seamless, even finish. It also has high solubility which means that it will dry quickly and evenly in a shorter amount of time than other types of paint.
- You can paint directly on any kind of denim, even high thread count denim. It's the best paint for this type of material because it is solvent-resistant and can be cleaned easily. And you don't have to worry about running into tricky situations when cleaning your project. Cleaning a bottle of Denim paint is a breeze. Just use a damp rag or cloth, or a spray bottle for easier cleanup.
- Paint doesn't fade with time like fabric dye does. That's one of the reasons that people prefer to use acrylics because it's so resistant to fading and staining. Another reason is that linen looks great as well when it's been stripped down to the smallest fibers possible. With a denim faux finish paint, it looks like the material has been woven right onto your floor. If you want to bring back the look of natural linen, all you have to do is dust the area with a lint-free cloth.
- You don't have to worry about the fading colors of your project as the sun usually fades lighter colored fabrics faster than darker ones. With a denim faux finish paint, it will remain to look its best. There is no need to apply another layer of fabric dye. Your project will maintain its color all winter long!
- If you want to preserve the brand design of your old jeans, you can easily apply a new denim faux finish coat to them by using some cotton wool or spandex gloves. With a soft bristle brush, simply run the brush over the entire surface of the shirt until it is clean and free of dirt. Then, carefully rub the material with new cotton wool or spandex glove. Once you're sure that the material is smooth and clean, use a new brush to polish the shirt.
- The way that denim paint faux finish works is that it actually peels the paint off the surface of the fabric, leaving a solid beautiful layer of paint behind. To make the project work best, you should try applying the first coat quite thin, letting the top dry somewhat before you go on to the next one. Use a cloth to gently wipe away any excess paint as you go. It helps if you can leave the shirt out in the sun to dry.
- The method that you use for weaving the panels together actually has some great advantages. One thing that you will notice is that even though the panels are highly polished, they don't look shiny and new right away. In fact, if you gently brush some fabric tape through the panels, the tape will catch bits of paint and give your outfit a new "cool" look. You can also use fabric tape to hide imperfections and to fix minor seams.
- One other great technique for weaving panels together is to lay one panel on top of another, starting with the bottom panel. Place a piece of paper underneath the glazing panel so that it is hidden. This allows you to paint the top of the glazed panel without peeking inside the textured paint. The paper below the glazing panel acts as an insulator and traps air between the two panels.