I would water down the chalk paint so it goes on thinner and smoother. This video compares wax vs poly over chalk paint.
Many find it easier to use than traditional polyurethane.
Can you put polycrylic over chalk paint wax. If it is rough wood i would first sand a little then paint. But you can also seal furniture with polycrylic. What do you do when you need the tough durability of a poly but you want the beautiful antiquing and soft sheen of a wax.
One usually uses a clear coat over their chalk paint if they want the wax to have a subtle look. I have used general finishes high performance satin and flat over general. That you can not use polyurethane over wax but you can use polycrylic over wax.
Can be used in a. For furniture pieces i like to wax them. Typically does not yellow over time.
I use a spray polycrylic. Poly over wax or wax over poly. Can you polycrylic over wax.
Can you seal chalk paint with polycrylic. Christina muscari of pretty distressed uses general finishes high performance top coat in flat with annie sloan chalk paint clear wax over annie. I do that for most of my mirrors that i chalk paint.
It is applied with a brush or is sprayed on and has many of the same properties as oil based polyurethane. You can certainly 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. Thought annie sloan wax was made to be used over annie sloan chalk paint.
So are you talking about two different thing or is a poly a poly no matter if it s oil based or water based. Finish options from satin to glossy. Polycrylic typically refers to a water based version of polyurethane.
August 30 2017 by denise 131 comments.