Artisan Soft Chalk and Artisan Chalkboard Paint

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 Chalk to furniture, it’s important to use paint brushes that provide a smooth even finish and for broad wall 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.

Can you use chalkboard paint on furniture?

Our chalkboard paint is suitable to use on most surfaces including plasterboard, timber, masonry and previously painted surfaces. As long as the furniture has been properly prepared, you’re good to go!

Where to buy chalk paint

To find out where can I buy chalk paint, use our store finder to find where to buy chalk paint near me. There are Haymes Paint stockists located conveniently throughout Australia.

Where can I buy chalk paint online?

If you would like to know where to buy chalk paint online, our chalk paint is currently not available to buy online. We do recommend heading to your nearest store which you can find using our store finder. You’ll be able to speak with your local Haymes Paint experts and pick up everything you need for your project.

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. The first step for how to chalk paint is to prepare first by applying Haymes Ultraseal for new surfaces or by cleaning & lightly sanding previously painted surfaces. When it comes to how to apply chalk paint to 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 how to apply chalk paint to furniture - apply 2 coats by brush, sanding between coats. For a distressed finish, sand edges in high wear 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 a 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 and is 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 ideal for creating 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.

How to use chalk paint on furniture

The first step when it comes to how to chalk paint furniture is to 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 wear areas to reveal a contrasting colour or the timber. Seal with chalk paint wax.

Metallics Products

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 Metallics are easy to apply and suitable for walls & ceilings as well as some furniture and garden applications. Our range of finishes includes Real Copper Paint, Real Iron Paint, Oxidising Patina, Metal Trace Smooth & Coarse and Matte Polish. Artisan Collection Metal Trace Smooth, available in 16 gold and silver colours is a low lustre, hard-wearing metallic and is versatile enough for classical and contemporary settings.

Where to buy metallic paint

We currently don’t offer the option to buy metallic paint online but we have Haymes Paint stockists located conveniently throughout Australia. Use our Store Finder to find out where can I buy metallic paint locally. Your local Haymes stockist can also advise which metallic paint is suitable for your painting project and you’ll be able to purchase the base coat you need for achieving the desired finish, which you apply before the metallic paint.

Textures Products

How to texture paint

How to do texture painting without the fuss of having to add textures to your paint is to use Haymes Artisan Collection Textures. Our Textures paint range includes 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, hardwearing, 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 a coarse texture finish, use a longer nap roller.

How to get a textured paint finish

A textured wall can give your home or office an elegant and durable finish. Haymes Artisan Collection Textures are 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

To find out where to buy textured paint near you, use our Store Finder. We have Haymes Paint stockists located conveniently throughout Australia and 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

The easiest product to use for textured walls is textured paint. Using textured paint is the easiest option when it comes to how to make textured walls because you don’t need to add textures in as they’re there already. We offer a variety of textures in our textured paint range including Rendercoat, Mortar, Soft Chalk and Sand. A Haymes Paint expert will be able to help you choose the right product for your project, whether it’s exterior painting or interior painting. When it comes to application, what to use to texture walls quickly and easily is a roller.

How to paint over textured walls

Whether the surface you are painting has already been painted previously and/or what it has been textured with will determine how to paint over your textured wall. Talk to your local Haymes Paint stockist who will be able to help you work out the best approach and what products you should use.