Looking for some tips on spray painting? This week’s article will cover everything you need to know and guide you in the right direction for your next project.
Naturally there are loads of businesses, forums, DIY guides that can help you. However, there is not a source out there that will be able to provide you with that all important information for FREE! I promise you, through-out this post you will find everything you need to know.
Quality of Paint for Spray Painting
So let’s begin. Our first of many tips on spray painting is probably one of the more obvious points we will be discussing. The quality of paint that you use will determine how effective your paintwork is. If you choose to save yourself some cash by going with a cheaper alternative, naturally you will have to compromise on the quality.
Paint is a funny substance. It’s made up of a number of different elements. The better the paint, the higher quality of finish.
Spray Painting Application Methods
Now we start to get into the finer details of spray painting through-out our tip journey.
The way you apply your spray paint is very important. If you haven’t done so already, make sure you get some practise in on a blank canvas before you start on your beloved white wall!
There will be hundreds of videos available online to help you with techniques and the best one to use for your task. YouTube and Vimeo are both well worth a browse.
Consider your Colours and Base Coats
Again a massive consideration you must be making. RAL Paints provide a number of colours and certainly give you a selection headache if you’re slightly indecisive! A general rule is that if you are looking to paint something lighter, go with a light coloured base coat, likewise, if you are looking at going slightly darker, consider a black basecoat.