Only Green’s Da Vinci Chalk Powder for paint additive turns most water based paints - including “Vintique” into chalky based paints. Da Vinci’s Chalk Powder is a 100% NZ natural Calcium Carbonate additive. It is easy to mix, easy to apply and easy to sand. It can be painted onto most surfaces with no undercoat required. (please note Chalky finish paint powdered mixed paint must be mixed regulary and does not have the adhesion, stainblocking additives and stability of Distressed Chalky finish)
100% natural ingredients
enough to make 4ltrs of Chalky finish
Made in NZ (not imported)
easy to use
For Chalky Paint: finish Chalky will produce a range of shabby chic looks to vintage looks .see enclosed brochure for ideas.Its easy to apply using a brush and dries quickly. The finish can be sanded smooth or distressed with sandpaper. It is essential to add a protective coating to chalky finish furniture before use. We recommend Da Vinci wax or Glaze Clearcoat.
For Textured Paint This is ideal to make a textured paint similar to stucco, you need more chalk than for chalky paint finishes but the effect is ideal. We recommend mixing into Vintique or Distressed paints mixed to the colour of your choice.
Mixing: For Chalky finish type Paint 2 Table spoons of chalk and 1 tablespoon of water, mix thorougherly into a paste then add 250mls of paint, mix and mixed while using. Unfinished product will separate in can For Textured Finish (For Distressed or Vintique paint) For 250mls of paint ( ratios of) take approx 250ml (volume) of dry chalk Powder and slowly add water or Roma wash until a very thick paste and then add with Distressed or Vintique paints
Frequently asked question:
What is better using Chalk powder in acrylic paint or ready mixed Chalky Paint finishes?
Easy answer -the ready mixed chalky paint finish will remain stable (ie not separate) has better adhesion, and isn't clumpy but still works the same.