What type of paint to use on plastic frame?

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Painting a plastic frame of a large wall clock. Not sure if I should use a spray paint of an acrylic (with a brush). I ultimately want to give it a weathered texture.

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  • Shoshana Shoshana on Jun 22, 2017
    I'd use spray paint, just because I have more luck with getting my projects even-looking when I do. If it's plastic though make sure to sand it down a bit before you paint so that it adheres better.

  • LeVon McCollester LeVon McCollester on Jun 22, 2017
    I used acrylic paint, American gloss enamels in black from Hobby Lobby. (Used a brush)Done mirror and picture frames. Good luck.

  • Afa10328575 Afa10328575 on Jun 22, 2017
    Look for a spray paint that is specific to plastic. I think Rustolium makes one. I've purchased it at Walmart.

  • Linda.politte Linda.politte on Jun 22, 2017
    I just got finished using Rustolium paint for plastics. Several very light coats and the finish is beautiful. Now matter how careful, I seem to have brush marks when painting smooth finishes.

  • Cori Widen Cori Widen on Jun 22, 2017
    Spray paint is probably your best bet. Good luck!