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A permanent, non-gloss, clear finish that eliminates glossy sheen, and light reflection on black and white or colored surfaces. Dries in minutes and gives a soft, satin finish to glossy photos and negatives.
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Best matte spray
from northern wisconsin
Comments about Krylon #1311 Matte Finish:
I have tried virtually EVERY matte spray available through Blick. This Krylon one outperforms every other comparable spray I've tried, and does so at a better price than most. While it's not perfect, it still spits & spatters a bit, but it does less of that than anything else I've tried. I use it to spray photographs that I've handcolored.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Ken N
from New Orleans, LA
I use this product to coat paper which has been finely sanded so that I can apply ink from Faber-Castell Pitt artist pens to the paper without it bleeding. Works great to kill gloss on finished works so that the overall finish is consistent.
Krylon Matte Finish
from Nashville, ga
I spray prints and acrylic paintings with it.
Great Service and Products
from Junction City, CA
The product provides an awesome coverage and protection to my watercolor paintings.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Great Product, Great Value
By Little Pup
I was a little apprehensive about spraying this on a treasured watercolor for fear of ruining it but honestly, it did not change in any way the color. In fact, you cannot detect that the watercolors I have used it on have been sprayed with anything! Very pleased that I gave it a try and I will continue to use it with confidence.
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Watercolor sprayed with Krylon #1311 Matte Finish
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Gray haze and chunks of ?
from Saint Paul MN
I have used this product in the past with passable results. This time however, after following the labeling instructions Shake well, dust free environment, correct temperature, and ventilation, I sprayed on a thin first coat as recommended. When I returned 30 min. later there was a gray haze over my entire painting. It did wipe off with minimal effort and the varnish underneath seamed unaffected. As I began spraying on the second coat the varnish came out of the can with the appearance of gray primer paint. The can was also spitting white chunks of material that protruded through the surface of this gray varnish. I was able to minimize the chunkiness but not without sustaining damage to the painting underneath. This will never happen to me again as I won't risk destroying days of work on the chance that Krylon products will operate correctly."Caveat Emptor"
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We are sorry to hear about the difficulties you experienced using this finish. Many factors, such as relative humidity, can affect the opacity of the finish layer. It may appear cloudy until it has completely dried. We recommend trying this, and any other finishes, on a sample piece prior to using on final projects. Our team of Product Experts is available to answer any of your product questions and can be reached at 1.800.933.2542.
"I would buy this product again and again
from Chicago IL
from northern wi
I handpaint photographs and need to seal them with some kind of protectant. I've tried Golden and Liquitex as well as Krylon. The liquitex really has the best "liquidy" finishing look to it, but it splatters too easily no matter how much I shake it first. Similar thing with the Golden sprays. So I always come back to Krylon's matte finish because it works.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Los Angeles , Ca
does the trick for our application
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
By The Rancher
from Burnet, Tx
I use Krylon #1311matt finish on all my art except ink. Have used for a number of years. It has been an invaluable aid in eliminating shine. A must have for any artist.
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