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How long do I wait between applying coats of spray paint?

For best coverage, apply one light coat at a time, waiting a few minutes in between coats.

How long does it take COLORSHOT Premium Spray Paint to dry?

The COLORSHOT acrylic spray paint formula dries to the touch in 10 minutes.

Can I spray COLORSHOT spray paint indoors?

Because this is an aerosol spray, it's best to spray outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. You should also avoid spraying outdoors if it's too dusty or windy.

Can I spray paint metal?

Yes. You will need to prep the metal surface to remove any rust, dirt or grease from the surface. Lightly sand the surface and wipe away any dust. If there is any chance the old paint contains lead, do not sand. Contact the National Lead Information Hotline at 1.800.424.LEAD (5323) or visit their website for proper preparation.

Can I spray paint plastic?

Yes, our formula works on most plastics, except PP (polypropylene) plastic.

Can I spray paint wood?

COLORSHOT works great on wood and is an easy way to add color to wood items. Lightly sand the surface to open up the wood grain and wipe down with a damp rag. Let the surface dry completely before you spray paint. We also recommend using COLORSHOT Primer to prepare furniture pieces to seal the wood and make the finish more durable.

Can I spray paint mirrors?

COLORSHOT easily adheres to glass surfaces, including mirrors.

Can I spray paint furniture?

Yes, spray paint is even easier than brushing for hard-to-reach areas. If your furniture is wood, we recommend using our COLORSHOT Primer to seal the wood before adding color. Lightly sand the piece with fine sandpaper and wipe the piece down with a damp rag. Make sure the surface is dry completely before applying our Primer.

Can I use stencils with spray paint?

Absolutely! Stencils are an easy way to spray on a pattern or design. Be sure to block off surrounding areas to avoid overspray. When spray painting over stencils, apply several light coats instead of one heavy coat for best results.

Can I spray paint fabric?

No, this paint is meant for hard surfaces and is not formulated to remain soft and flexible for use on fabrics. We recommend Tulip Fabric Spray Paint for your fabric projects (