In general, if you have leather or vinyl tennis shoes, it is wiser idea to go for acrylic or spray paints to start off the base. On the other hand, if you have canvas shoes that are made of cloth, you can easily go for much cheaper fabric paint to get things done.
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Add a thin layer of paint to 1 side of the sneaker. Dip the paintbrush in the paint and apply a thin, even layer using smooth and consistent strokes. The first layer will set the base coat down and will not look like a finished product. Focus on 1 side at a time so the paint can dry while you’re working on the other side.
The 2-Hard film hardener will help the Angelus paint bond to non-porous surfaces like plastic. If you want to paint the midsole or upper of the shoe, normal Angelus paint should work fine. You want to be careful to apply thin coats, and can mix the paint with acetone to further thin the mixture and help it soak into the mesh.
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Before painting fabric shoes, clean the shoes with a rag and warm water. Then, apply fabric paint to the shoe, or use a stencil if you'd like a design. Leave the shoes to dry for 1 hour, then apply a second coat. To paint leather shoes, use acrylic of spray paint. Before painting, clean them with rubbing alcohol.
Acrylic paint cracks a lot, but prevention is key, and knowing the measures to minimize the cracking prolongs the life of your shoes exponentially. The key to prolonging the acrylic paint on the shoes is when you apply the paint on the shoes. Apply thin layers. The application of thin layers is the first step in prevention from cracking.
Waterproofing spray can also work to extend the life of your shoes. Remember to spray in pointed bursts. You must not drag the can across the shoes while spraying, otherwise, the paint will smear. You are creating a seal, not spraying for bugs! Pick a spot, spray two quick bursts, move on, repeat.