You will need
- - acrylic paint;
- - spray paint;
- - gloves;
- - protective mask;
- - stencils.
Old metal chandelier can be painted. She will be beautiful and bright, will decorate the interior for many years. Get an alkyd enamel, acrylic paint or spray paint. Alkyd enamel is holding up better than other colors. It needs to be applied in several layers.
Clean and degrease the metal parts of the chandelier (with sandpaper and acetone). With a brush apply the first coat of enamel. Wait until it fully dries. Then paint the details of the chandelier again until you get the desired color effect (saturated or subtle colors). Remember that acrylic enamel has a very unpleasant smell, so it is desirable to work in the home – better in the fresh air or at least on the balcony.
Art acrylic very well placed on the metal, however, it is not resistant. If you decide to use this method of painting, keep in mind that you will need to update the color of the chandelier every two to three months. You can also cover the acrylic paint with varnish so the color will be bright over the long term.
Close all around the paper or papers, if are going to paint metal chandelier with paint, spraying it from the spray. This is the fastest way to upgrade a chandelier but not very convenient, as the paint is sprayed in all directions. Prepare the surface for painting. Dust, sand smooth with sandpaper, degrease with acetone. Stir the contents of the container, shaking it – it will make the color uniform and prevent clogging of the sprayer.
Conduct a test spraying, by pressing gently on the sprayer. Hold the container upright, spraying a thin layer of paint at a distance of 25 cm in order to achieve the most saturated colors, paint the surface in several layers, making the break between each drawing for two or three minutes.
Color or paint the glass shades (matte, glossy, transparent) in any color you like. To do this, purchase a special paint intended for glass painting (sold in stores for artists). Paint your design or pattern that suits to the overall interior of your home. Use ready-made stencils (make your own Il buy in stores for artists), if you doubt your artistic talents.
Remember that whatever method you would not have painted my chandelier, it will look better than the old. Experiment, mix colors, create new designs, and you will make your interior irresistible!
Advice 2: How to paint a car spray
To paint a car yourself. However, when it comes to small cosmetic repairs. And do it best from a spray. And the result you are pleased with, you need to follow all the rules of the dyeing machine.
You will need
- -spray paint;
- -protective film;
First, find the room. It should be spacious, not ventilated (i.e., must be the lack of any wind), also there should not be dust.
Guide surface preparation for painting. Sand and Prime the repaired area, degrease it. Then glue the remaining parts and details of special protective film or paper. Need to paint did not get on the not repaired parts.
In addition, pick a paint color. This can be done by computer selection. If you are not sure, consult the sales consultants automotive store.
Next, start painting the car. Shake the spray paint for 2-3 minutes. This will help to mix it correctly. Then do a test. any iron parts. Need this procedure in order to understand the force with which spray paint and a thick layer is obtained.
Paint spray equal to 30 cm is Necessary to cover the surface with thin layers of paint. As soon as I applied one of them, let dry 10-15 minutes. Then re-apply paint. Make three layers.
After you complete the painting and give the last layer to dry, cover the repaired item with a colourless varnish-fixer. It dries in 30 minutes. Now the procedure of repair can be considered finished.
Paint spray, without much graciousness, otherwise you risk to get stains and smudges. In order to properly evaluate the result, let the paint dry a little before applying the next layer.