Finely ground metal flakes make Dazzling Metallics the brightest, best covering acrylic paint for adding metallic accents to most projects. Dazzling Metallics are available in a palette of bright,opaque, glittering colors from delicate translucent pastels to deep rich, shades. Dazzling Metallics can be used on virtually any craft surface: frames, lamps, vases, figurines, candles and candle holders, and fabric. Perfect for painting, sponging, faux finishing, and adding metallic accents to home decor projects. Painting Surfaces: Wood Canvas Fabric Plaster Tin Metal Resins Ceramic bisque Papier mache Styrofoam Paper Posterboard Candles Features and Advantages: Super-bright metallic colors Broad color selection Delicate translucent pastels Deep, rich shades Non-toxic Water-based Soap and water clean-up Additional Decorating Ideas: For painting, sponging, faux finishing, and adding metallic accents to home decor projects. Can be sponged, splattered, or brushed onto most surfaces. Looks best on a black or dark background. Create glistening faux finish effects. Can be thinned down with water for liner work needed for Zhostovo or Patzcuaro painting techniques. Create glittering veining in faux finish marble on walls or furniture. Use for glitter highlights on fabric accessories such as curtains, pillows and lampshades, as well as picture frames, vases, and other home decor accents. Ideal for painting or repainting picture frames. Burnishing or dry-brushing dimensional pieces is quick, easy, and beautiful. Sponging techniques are numerous. Use sea sponge for larger patterns. Foam and cellulous sponges can be used for smaller patterns. Helpful Hints: Shake well. Use with our medium liner tips for outlining and detail work. On fabric, prewash, then apply generously with soft brush. Apply shading, highlights, and second coat before basecoat dries. Dry 48 hours before washing gently in warm water using unscented, mild detergent. Hang to dry. Pearl colors may require second coat. Clean up with soap and water. If used on fabric with other acrylic paints that require heat setting, Dazzling Metallics will not be damaged by heat setting. The garment can be placed in a dryer briefly to remove wrinkles. Do not leave until garment is completely dried as the heat will dull the metallic finish. Do not add Brush 'n Blend, Fabric Medium, Control Medium, or any other medium to any Dazzling Metallics. It can lessen the intensity of the metallic finish. Dilute with water. Do not use over Weathered Wood.