You may have to wipe down the wicker first with a deglosser or The Wicker House is the best site to go to for wicker furniture. She brushes down the wicker with a kitchen scrub brush and spray paints with Rustoleum semi-or gloss. If using white it needs more coats but with color there are fewer coats needed. It is advised to put on a sealer to protect in the outdoors. Enjoy your freshly painted chairs.