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Apply Crackle Medium over Chroma's Jo Sonja colors to get a fine crazing effect.
Pack contains a 2 oz bottle of crackle medium, 2 oz Décor crackle, and instructions.
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Best crackle I've used.
from Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Comments about Jo Sonja's Crackle Medium:
I've used a lot of crackle finishes over the years. This product gives THE BEST porcelain crackle I've ever found. You do need to do a good gloss base, before applying the crackle (I use Liquitex gloss medium and varnish) and apply evenly. It is a beautiful, fine crackle and gives a beautiful aged look to your work.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I love this product
I have been using this product for many years and it works every time. I especially like the Deco Crackle pack. I do paint boxes and use the Combination Crackle technique which involves the metallic colors mixed with the regular crackle medium. There isn't a better product than this.
from Omaha, Ne
This item was useful im making picture frames and giving them that crackle finished look.
By Sara the Framer
from Vienna, VA
I literally tried 13 different crackle mediums for a project to get exactly what i wanted. This was BY FAR the best product! Looks fantastic, totally consistant!
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By Sandra Lynn- artist
from Modesto, CA
I followed the directions and had no problems. I wasnt sure I should buy it at first because of all the negative comments. I used to use the Behr crackle. I didnt use the Sonja paints. I am using Altier Interactives. I mixed the crackle medium 50/50 with the top coat paint and used the Decor Crackle as a middle layer. I applied the top coat when the middle layer was barely dry. It started cracking immediately. The instuctions say to NOT use a wet brush so I used a fresh brush for each layer. That might be where the others went wrong. I am using it for acrylic paintings on canvas.
Meh- not up to par with other crackle me
from New Orleans
I am an old hat at using crackle mediums. I've used many different brands. I tried this one accroding to directions. Ho-hum. Then I tried it with some of hte techniques I usually use. Nothing. At best i got a finish that looked like I used a dirty, cheap paintbrush and crummy paint. This one is permanently off my list -esp since others have wroked so well/effortlessly for me in the past.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We are sorry to hear that this medium did not meet your expectations. A member of our Customer Care team will be in touch with you to see if we may be of further assistance.
Didn't work for me
By Cali Artist
from Hanford, CA
I've used other brands to crackle, and I couldn't get this to work although I tried several different ways. It left a lumpy, non crackled surface on a stool I used it on, but I sanded it down a little, added black on top, and let it look like a piece that had many old layers of paint.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
I can not believe the negative reviews.
This is a different kind of crackle paste. It is not the big crackles, rather it has fine crackles. This can have it's own special effect.When I want the large crackles, I use a different brand.For the effect of small crackles this has a very unusual effect.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
any hints to using this product?
from pittsburgh pa
followed directions, have used crackling from behr (who doesnt make it anymore and really produced nice results) no results. cant even see fine cracks. anyone else have any hints as to what they have done to make it work. i have read about applying the varnish over top and the cracks showed up but just wondering if there is anything else that helps!! thanks for anyone's input
Merchant response: If you ever have specific questions regarding our products or how to use them, please contact our Product Information Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (800) 933-2542. Our product specialists will be happy to help you with questions about art materials, product applications, and techniques.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from new zealand
Have used this product yrs ago and it was good. Bought some yesterday and totally disappointed. It did not work. Tried between paint coats, tried apply straight to object then paint..still nothing. A big waste of my time and money. Going to get a refund.
Merchant response: We are sorry to hear you did not have a satisfying experience with this product. Please know that if you are not completely satisfied with the quality of the merchandise you receive, you are entitled to a full replacement or refund. We ask that you contact our Customer Service Department at 800-723-2787 within 30 days so that the exchange, refund, or credit transaction can be arranged to your satisfaction.
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