Learn how to spray paint acrylic with this super simple tutorial! Acrylic is gaining popularity in the crafting, home décor and event décor categories. The material is lightweight and easy to paint and decorate for almost any occasion! No need to worry about finding the perfect acrylic signage in your desired palette—this tutorial from CraftCuts will show you how easy it is to customize script acrylic letters with COLORSHOT!
Clean acrylic to ensure it is free of dust and debris
First, gently wipe any dust and debris that may be on the back of the letters using a soft microfiber cloth. You’ll want to make sure the surface is nice and clean before you spray paint acrylic. Pick out which COLORSHOT spray paint you’d like to use—this project uses Summer Pedicure for a vivid coral color that looks great in the nursery!
Spray paint the back of the acrylic sign
Set up your work surface in a well-ventilated area to avoid inhaling any spray paint fumes. Use a drop cloth or other protective surface cover to catch any overspray. Flip the letters over, shake the can well, and spray paint the back. Hold the spray paint a few inches away from the acrylic and apply in smooth, even strokes. Allow to dry in between coats.
Remove masking from acrylic sign
Once the spray-painted acrylic is dry, carefully remove the masking on the front of the letters. Remember that once you remove the masking, the material is prone to fine scratches on the surface and you can see fingerprints if touched. If you do get fingerprints on it, use glass cleaner and a soft cloth to wipe clean.
Mount the acrylic sign with clear mounting tape
Use clear mounting tape to hang your spray-painted acrylic sign. Press firmly into the wall to set it in place.
Spray painted acrylic sign
That’s how easy it is to spray paint acrylic! For even more colorful customization, use COLORSHOT Premium Paint Markers to draw on extra details and designs.
Now that you know how to spray paint acrylic, what other acrylic projects will you be customizing with COLORSHOT? Show us your colorful creations and tag us on social media @mycolorshot!