Prime the wall surface with acrylic or oil based
flat primer sealer. No additional prep or sealing
coats are required.
1. Basecoat in desired crack color. Satin
finish latex or acrylic paint is ideal. (Example
here uses ProFaux
2. Tint ProFaux
Pro-Sandstone Base Paste to the desired surface
color with 25% latex paint. Mix well. Cap tightly
and set aside for Step 4.
3. Apply 2 coats ProFaux
Crackle Medium. Allow coat to dry before second
4. After the Crackle Medium dries, use two
clean blue steel spatulas to trowel on the tinted
Paste in uniform thicknes from one-sixteenth
to an eighth-inch thick. Use one to hold the material,
and the other to apply it. Apply in a crisscross/cross
manner, keeping the surface to a uniform thickness.
Do not overwork the application.
Let surface crack dry for several hours or overnight,
or until surface cracks become obvious. See Animation
6. Tint ProFaux
Open-Time Glazing Medium with your choice of
sheen latex paint or universal colorants.
7. Apply glaze with roller and remove excess
with brush or cotton rag. Use dry brush to remove
excess glaze over larger cracks.
on a theme.
Create numerous color combinations including
metallic grounds with any tinted Pro-Sandstone Base
spatula coats. Overglaze with tinted glazes for
added depth and protection.
Thickness does affect the Pro-Sandstone product.
Thicker applications will take longer to dry and
reveal larger cracking. May be applied with tools
such as brush, roller, spatula and trowel. Coverage:
Varies widely depending upon application method:
75-175 sq.ft. per gallon.
2 hours to overnight, depending on film thickness
(68 degrees @ 55% RH).
Up & Disposal:
Use hot water for application equipment.
Do not dispose of any product in sewers, waterways
or municipal garbage. Allow waste product to harden
before disposal. If liquid disposal is necessary,
contact your local municipality or paint store for