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HOW TO USE BLACK 3.0Updated 17 days ago

Here is a tutorial by Stuart Semple on how to use his Black 3.0:


BLACK 3.0 is the blackest and mattest acrylic paint on the planet! Unlike other super-black coatings it can be safely applied with nothing more than a brush and usually in one coat, no toxic particles or technical spraying - I’ve also worked super hard to make it affordable. 

To get the best finish:
  • Use a nice soft brush (not a rubbish scratchy comblike one)
  • Apply at room temperature 10 - 25 c ( 50 - 77 F)
  • Use as little paint as possible and spread it out nicely
  • If it's put on too thick the paint won't dry properly and could crystalise
  • Allow to dry between coats (at least two hours, overnight is better)
  • Use a hairdryer to get max blackness
  • Seal absorbent (porous) things with 25% PVA and 75% Water
  • Prime shiny (non - absorbent) things with primer or Black 2.0

It was made by artists FOR artists just like you! On top of that, my studio is non-profit, so all of the money raised selling any of my art, paints included, just goes right back into the studio for the next art project.


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