Who was it, a few days ago, who asked me about the Distress Crackle Paint and if I've had any luck with it?
I've had lots of luck with it- I don't know what could be causing any troubles you might be experiencing. I've not had any trouble with it- so I've never needed to experiment. I think that before I bought any, I read something on Mr. Holtz's blog (or saw something on a tip video) that said you should brush it on and not really mess with it once you brush it on-
For example, sometimes when I'm painting something, I have a tendency to keep brushing the paint back and forth and back and forth- trying to smooth it out, trying to make it look just so- and then SURPRISE- parts of the thin layer of paint gets a little dried out and it balls up while the rest streaks with brush lines. So, I just pull the brush out of the Distress Crackle jar- don't wipe off the excess- you don't want a THIN layer, just make as few strokes as you can with the brush onto whatever you're painting. One stroke across, then one stroke across right under the last stroke. Just cover it and, as they say in rehab, LET GO AND LET GOD.
What reminded me of this? No, not rehab- Crackle Paint.
I'm now at the 'making embellishment' phase of my TOP SECRET SUPER PROJECT. Which somehow took most of the weekend to make JUST PART OF- and it totally looks like nothing so far. This could the Al Capone's Vault all over again, people. Don't be excited.
I painted this Grungeboard wing piece with some ivory acrylic paint, when it was dry, I brushed on some Rock Candy Distress Crackle. Once that dried, in all it's crackle-ly glory, I rubbed some Walnut Stain Distress Ink on it- ain't it purty?
Anyways. I need a new job. Wait, not need. WANT. I want a new job. It's time. Anybody want to hire a fun guy? I can type like a mofo. I've got tons of office skillz, public relations skillz....bow hunting skillz. I'm good enough with computers that I won't have to call IT every fifteen minutes because I don't know what to click on... any takers? I don't require much. Just cocktail hour every Friday at 3, so a place that frowns on drinking at the office would be a bad match. Let me know, I'll start Monday.