Angelus Paints utilize a flexible, self leveling, non-cracking formula that adheres to multiple surfaces such as leather, vinyl, patent leather, canvas and more when prepared properly.
What paint should I use for ___?
Angelus Paints can be used on any type of shoe from Lebrons, Jordans, KDs and Kobes to all canvas and running shoes. With the proper preparation it can adhere to any surface.
Should I be using an airbrush or a paintbrush?
Although airbrushing may seem like the best choice to many, paintbrushing is a very good option in many circumstances such as minimal areas and detail work. Preference would be solely up to you in this case.
How do I prevent the paint from cracking?
To prevent cracking you must prepare the surface properly. Preparation is key in achieving quality results.
How can I protect the paint from scuffs/scratches?
To protect from scuffs and scratches be sure to apply finisher to your work when done. Even light coats are prefered.
Why is my paint tacky?
Paint can be tacky if you apply on a surface that isnt prepped correctly or on fake leather.
Will this paint work on the soles of my shoes?
Although Angelus paint can be applied to soles of shoes, it is not guaranteed to hold up. Therefore it is not recommended to paint on soles. If done so, apply some type of Sole-Protector to preserve the painted bottom.
How do I paint the mesh such as sockliners, laces, or tongue?
In order to paint sock liner or any mesh/nylon areas we recommend mixing Angelus paints with GAC-900. Mixing Angelus Paint with GAC-900 in a 1:1 ratio with give the best results. The fabric/mesh will need to be heat-set after the paint has dried in order to keep the material nice and soft.
How do I paint laces?
In order to paint/dye laces you need a fabric medium mixed with Angelus Paints with a 1:1 ratio. Be sure to heat dry the laces after applying the mix.
How much paint do I need for ____?
The amount of paint needed for a project will all come down to the area that will be worked on. 1 oz normally is enough paint to cover a standard pair of shoes.
How long should I let the paint dry for?
Paint takes about 15-30 minutes to dry in between layers. After job is done it would take about a day to fully air dry. Same as a car that is painted, you wouldnt want to drive it right off the lot immediately after its done.
What is the shelf life of the paint?
Paints can last up to 3 years of stored properly in room temperature.
Do you have the paint matched to ____ shoes?
Angelus Paints carries a vast assortment of matched colors to several of todays most coveted shoes. You can find those colors in the Collectors Edition.
Will your “Walk On” paints work on the soles of my sneakers?
Walk on Paints are made for heels and loafers BUT are not meant to apply on the soles of sneakers or any other shoes. It will not hold and eventually wears off.