Decorate your plaster of Paris sculpture using acrylic paint.
Acrylic dries very quickly and you can apply it in layers, making it the perfect paint for plaster of Paris.
Use paintbrushes, cotton swabs, sponges and even toothpicks to apply the acrylic paint however you want, to complete your plaster sculpture.
Can you spray plaster of Paris?
Spray the entire plaster of Paris object with a clear sealer or shellac to protect the paint job. Let the sealer dry before placing the plaster creation outdoors. Plaster of Paris is ideal for use with molds and an excellent choice for relief-carving projects. What paint should you use on plaster of Paris?
What kind of paint do you use on plaster?
Applying a Quality Paint
For best results, apply an acrylic latex paint using a high-quality synthetic fiber paint brush. Or, use a paint roller that’s equipped with a 1/4 to 3/8 inch roller cover. A flat or matte finish paint will help conceal any surface flaws on older plaster walls.
Can you Colour plaster of Paris?
But, use caution as some colors can cause an almost instant set time. Food color would be a poor choice as it is not color fast. Plaster of Paris is a fine powder and should not be inhaled.
Can plaster of Paris be mixed with acrylic paint?
Using craft acrylic paint, mixed with water and plaster of paris to make a chalk paint, this old weathered park bench gets new life. Using an old bowl, mix the plaster of paris (pop) with the warm water, stirring until all of the pop is dissolved and very milky/chalky in color.