Deco Art-Americana Decor Crackle Medium: Create aged, crackled finishes by first applying a basecoat of Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint. Apply an even coat of crackle medium over basecoat, allow to dry, then apply a thin coat of a contrasting color. Crackling will occur to the top layer of paint while drying, exposing the basecoat color. Be careful not to over work the contrasting topcoat. Heavier coat produces larger cracks – thinner coat produces thinner cracks Application techniques and direction of brush strokes will achieve various crackling effects Non-toxic, water-based formula results in minimal odor Cleans easily with soap and water Creates aged, crackled finishes on a variety of surfaces. This package contains one 8oz jar of crackle medium. Conforms to ASTM D 4236. Made in USA.