Another way to paint your wellies
Spray paint your wellies with Krylon® Fusion Paint
Hi and welcome to Bootkidz. This page discusses how to use spray paint to design your own artistic Wellington boots.
Krylon Inc, is a North American business, started in Philadelphia by Howard E. Kester over 60 years ago - and at that point started the revolution of aerosol spray paints. The aerosol process was invented by DuPont, a large corporation at the time, and Kester used this technology combined it with his own brush-on paint inventions, to create many aerosol paint innovations over a period of 40 years. Krylon continues to invent many new types of innovative spray paints today. Read their about page for more information.
Krylon for Graffiti Art
Krylon Paint has some unique properties that make it ideal for painting over other plastic based paints. Note that there are many different kinds of Krylon spray paints, so choosing the correct paint for your task at hand is important.
Properties of Krylon Paints
We wanted to know was the properties of Krylon Paint. We were thinking of using Krylon for our own manufacturing process and designs. We're really interested in one particular brand of Krylon Paint, that being 'Krylon Fusion'. There are:
- No sanding or preparation of surface is required - perfect for Graffiting
- Bonds easily to most plastics, PVC, resin and more
- Dries fast in 15 minutes
- Items can be handled after 1 hour
- Fully chip resistant after 7 days
- Surfaces: Wood, Metal, Wicker, Wrought Iron, Plastic, Hard Vinyl, Glass, Plaster, Ceramic, Paper, Paper Mache.
Example of Krylon being used
Krylon have an example on their website where they walk through a step-by-step guide on painting a watering can with Krylon Fusion.
Where can I buy Krylon?
Besides contacting Krylon in the USA, you can try searching ebay for Krylon spray paint. Also see this large list of Krylon Fusion paints on Amazon.com. Add your colour to the search keyword at Amazon and read their shipping policy to see if they ship to the UK. For the UK see Krylon Fusion (UK) and if you live in the USA see Krylon Fusion (USA). We've found these to be popular Graffitist products sources. Other ideas are to see the links at the bottom of this page - these include UK based Krylon Fusion distributers.