Artisan Paints FAQs
What is chalk paint?
Chalk paint has been specially formulated to create a soft and chalky appearance. Haymes Artisan Collection Soft Chalk paint is a multi-faceted paint with superior adhesive properties. Ideal for timber furniture and broad wall applications in low traffic areas. Our chalk paint can be applied with a roller or brush. Touch dry after 20 minutes, our chalk paint can be reapplied after 2 hours. With a bespoke finish, our premium quality chalk paint makes upcycling and creating elegant distressed effects a breeze.
What kind of brush to use with chalk paint?
When applying Haymes Artisan Collection Soft Chalkto furniture, it’s important to use paint brushes which provide a smooth even finish and for broadwall applications, a quality synthetic roller. Your local Haymes stockist can help you choose the right brush to use with chalk paint and also advise you on how to prepare the surface where chalk paint is to be applied.
What to paint chalkboard paint on?
Painting chalkboard paint on a sealed MDF board or a wall is a cost effective and simple way to add hours of fun to your children’s day. Chalkboard paint on a sealed MDF board can also be used in offices, cafes and kitchens as a stylish and functional notice board. Haymes Artisan Collection Chalkboard Paint has been specifically formulated to dry to a flat and slightly abrasive finish that is easy to write on with chalk. This fast drying, low odour water-based chalkboard paint provides excellent coverage for large and small interior and exterior painting projects.
Where to buy chalk paint?
Haymes Artisan Collection Soft Chalk paint has been specifically formulated for interior painting projects including furniture, walls in low traffic areas and ceilings. With a wide range of colours, our matte finish chalk paint has a soft and velvety appearance. When dry our chalk paint creates an undulating sense of depth. With superior adhesion, this chalk paint is easy to sand to create a vintage distressed look. Your local Haymes stockist can advise on your chalk paint project. They can also help you select the right quality rollers and brushes.
How to paint with chalk paint?
This specially formulated chalk paint is ideal for interior painting projects including walls in low traffic areas, bulkheads, ceilings and furniture. For the best chalk paint results, it’s important to prepare by applying Haymes Ultraseal for new surfaces or by cleaning & lightly sanding previously painted surfaces. For walls, cut in minimally to the edges and roll 2 coats of Haymes Artisan Collection Soft Chalk using a 12mm synthetic roller. While our chalk paint is touch dry after 20 minutes, allow 2 hours before applying a second coat. For furniture, apply 2 coats by brush – sanding between coats. For a distressed finish, sand edges in high ware areas to reveal a contrasting colour or the timber. Seal with chalk paint wax.
What is the difference between chalkboard Paint and chalk Paint?
Chalk paint is special paint that can create a soft, chalk like, velvety finish to furniture, walls in low traffic areas, bulkheads and ceilings. Haymes Artisan Collection Soft Chalkhas superior adhesion andis easy to apply. For furniture, protect distressed and antiqued looks by using wax sealers over Soft Chalk. Chalkboard Paint can be applied to any suitably prepared surface where writing with chalk is desired. Haymes Artisan Collection Chalkboard Paint has been specifically formulated with a slightly abrasive, black flat finish that makes writing in chalk a breeze.
Can you use chalk paint on wood?
Using chalk paint on wood tables and furniture is an ideal way to create a bespoke softly ageing appearance. Haymes Artisan Collection Soft Chalk is a premium quality chalk paint that’s been specially designed to use on wooden furniture as well as ceilings and walls in low traffic areas.
For wooden furniture, fill any holes & cracks with the filler recommended by your Haymes stockist. Sand, wipe clean and apply 2 coats of Artisan Soft Chalk by brush, sanding between coats. For a distressed finish, sand edges in high ware areas to reveal a contrasting colour or the timber. Seal with chalk paint wax.
What is metallic paint?
It’s easy to give your interior and exterior surfaces a glimmering metal appearance when you use metallic paint. Haymes Artisan Collection Metallicsare easy to apply and suitable for walls & ceilings as well as some furniture and garden applications. Our range of finishes include Real Copper Paint, Real Iron Paint, Oxidising Patina, Metal Trace Smooth & Coarse and Matte Polish. Artisan Collection Metal Trace Smoothavailable in 16 gold and silver colours is a low lustre, hard-wearing metallic and is versatile enough for classical and contemporary settings.
What is matte polish used for?
Matte polish offers low light reflection and a chic finish. Because matte polish has more pigment and no sheen, it’s effective at hiding surface imperfections. Matte polish is an ideal choice to use for ceilings and walls in bedrooms, living rooms and dining rooms. It’s best practice to avoid using matte polish in high traffic areas including children’s bedrooms as it can be harder to spot clean than other types of paint. Visit your local Haymes Paint Shop to explore the range.
Where to buy metallic paint?
Haymes have been developing Australian-made quality paint products since 1935. Our extensive range of Haymes Artisan Collection Metallics are suitable for your home or office interiors. Your local Haymes stockist can advise which metallic paint is suitable for your painting project.
What is matte polish used for?
Matte Polish is an understated silken metallic created for walls & ceilings Haymes Paint Artisan Collection Matte Polishhas been specifically formulated to create a low lustre, silken metallic appearance. Simple to apply with a brush and smooth over with a trowel, our Matte Polish paint comes in a range of sophisticated and luxurious colours. Designed to subtly highlight your home or office, the superior quality of Matte Polish features lowlights and highlights that simulate the feel and look of Venetian plaster.
How to texture paint?
You can take the fuss and bother out of adding textures to your paint when you use Haymes Artisan CollectionTextures. Our Textures paint range includes a variety of products including Rendercoat, Mortar, Soft Chalk and Sand. For a highly textured, bespoke artisan finish with superior coverage, use Rendercoat paint. If you’re after a softer, textural, earthy, matte appearance, Mortar is ideal. Soft Chalk’s matte, velvety finish offers a chic artisan look that’s ideal for furniture and low traffic broad wall applications such as ceilings and bulkheads. Sand offers an authentic, hard wearing, finely textured, sandstone finish that’s ideal for high traffic areas.
How to paint textured walls?
Before painting textured walls, it’s important to fill any gaps between the ceiling, wall and skirting boards. Mask up all edges. For Artisan Collection Sand and Mortar,cut into the edges with a small roller rather than a brush then simply load the large roller with plenty of product from the tray and work along the wall ensuring that you have an evenly distributed texture. The type of roller you use will determine the finish. For a medium texture finish use a medium nap roller while for coarse texture finish use a longer nap roller. Visit your local Haymes Paint Shop for more expert advice.
How to texture paint walls with a roller?
One of the easiest ways to apply texture paint to walls is with a roller. As with all painting projects, you must prepare the wall surface by cleaning dust, grime or grease from the wall. Next mask off any areas you want to protect and use drop sheets to cover the floor and furniture. If there are any gaps between the wall, ceiling and skirting boards use a good quality gap filler. For Haymes Artisan Collection Rendercoat, cut into the edges using in a mini roller or stipple in using a brush. Using a medium to coarse texture roller sleeve, generously spread keeping a consistent texture. Talk to your local Haymes Paint Shop team for more advice.
How to get a textured paint finish?
A textured wall can give your home or office an elegant and durable finish. Haymes Artisan Collection Texturesare available in a range of finishes and colours. As with all painting projects, it’s important to prepare and thoroughly clean the surface before applying textured paint. Haymes Artisan Collection Textures range includes Rendercoat, Mortar, Soft Chalk and Sand. Your local Haymes stockist can advise which textured paint finish will suit your painting project.
Can you add sand to paint for texture?
There’s no need to add sand to paint for texture when you use Haymes Artisan Collection Sand. Simple to apply, it’s easy to achieve a finely textured surface that resembles an authentic sandstone finish. Specifically formulated to be tough and hardwearing, Haymes Artisan Sand can be used on bricks, render, masonry sheeting, plaster and plasterboard. It’s also ideal for commercial and retail environments with high traffic areas. For more expert advice, talk to your local Haymes Paint Shop.
Where to buy textured paint?
Haymes Artisan Collection Textureshave been specifically formulated to create beautiful, tactile surfaces giving natural, subtle beauty. Our range of premium quality Artisan Collection Texturesincludes Rendercoat, Mortar, Soft Chalk and Sand. Your local Haymes stockist can advise which textured paint is suitable for your painting project. They can also help you select the right quality rollers and brushes and give you advice on textured painting techniques.
What to use to texture walls?
Haymes Artisan Collection Texturesincludes a variety of textures for walls including Rendercoat, Mortar, Soft Chalk and Sand. Rendercoat offers a highly textured, bespoke artisan finish giving superior coverage to unattractive surfaces and is perfect for large interior and exterior areas throughout your home. Mortar offers a textural earthy matte appearance which in exterior applications will age over time. Suitable for interior and exterior surfaces, Mortar is ideal for barefaced brick and cement render walls, mud bricks, cement blocks and suitably prepared plaster board. Soft Chalk is a multi-faceted smooth, matte paint that provides superior adhesion and opacity. Ideal for broad wall applications in low traffic areas such as ceilings and bulkheads as well as furniture, Soft Chalk’s soft, velvety finish creates a chic Artisan look. Sand is a tough hardwearing finely textured paint that offers an authentic sandstone finish. Ideal for interior and exterior high traffic areas Sand can be applied with a roller or brush.