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DecoArt Media Crackle Paint


Media Crackle Paint is a fast-drying paint that crackles as it dries to create an eggshell cracking pattern in just one step. As the paint dries, it will begin to crack, showing the base color underneath.

  • Available in white
  • White is tintable
  • Made in the USA
  • Paintable
  • Water-based
  • Available in a 4 oz jar
  • Made in the USA
Basics of Media Crackle Paint Play Video

Learn more about the other crackle products available: Crackle Paste and Crackle Glaze.

How to Use Crackle Paint

Use over sealed surfaces. Tintable (up to 20%) with Media Fluid Acrylics.

If desired, apply a basecoat of Media Fluid Acrylics, which would be visible through crackle paint. Let dry.

For added adhesion, apply Matte Mediumover basecoat and let dry. Apply Crackle Paint with a soft brush. Size of cracks will vary based on the thickness of application.

Clean up with soap and water.

Tips for Crackle Paint

Do not let products dry on brushes or tools. They clean up easily with soap and water.

Do not try to force dry any of the crackle products with a heat tool, fan, or blow dryer.


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