* Activators, Additives, Thinners & Solvents

Creme Activator™

Creme Activator™
Creme Activator™ is a product designed to work between separate layers of SetCoat®. This material creates a poor bonding layer, allowing the artist to remove the upper layer of SetCoat® in decorative patches, exposing the first or background color layer. The decorative result is a chipped or worn-off “old world” paint look.
Activator II™

Activator II™
Activator II™ is a unique reactive additive that excites color mixtures and alters the SetCoat™ substrate so that more dramatic positive/negative color effects can be achieved. Used in conjunction with Faux Crème Clear™ and Faux Crème Color™, these three products form an unbeatable trio when used in the creation of marble, stone, embedded translucent color and other marvelous color reactive finishes.
Blending Solvent™

Blending Solvent™
Blending Solvent™ is a specially formulated synthetic polymer solvent created to be used in combination with FauxColor™, FauxCreme Color™, FauxCreme® Clear, and Activator II™. This wonderful additive enhances the reactive capabilities of Activator II™ and may be used as a thinning agent for Faux Effects® colorants. It is an exceptionally useful reactive solvent for the creation of marble and color patterns.
Color Solvent™

Color Solvent™
Color Solvent™ is a specially formulated synthetic polymer solvent created to thin FauxColor™ when a less concentrated color is desired.

Cannot be sold or used in SCAQMD
RS Activator™

RS Activator™
RsActivator™ is the core creation of the Reactive Series™ line of products. A totally unique innovation, this amazing solution is added to the other Rs™ products creating a series of cleanly removable materials that provide the artisan with complete control over their creative medium.
Spatter Add™

Spatter Add™
SpatterAdd™ is a water-based, clear in appearance paint additive that when added to water-based paints or other water-based finishing materials allows it to decoratively spatter when applied by spray. Add 10% to 50% SpatterAdd™to paint material; the more SpatterAdd™, the larger the spatter size and pattern. SpatterAdd™ may be added to all Faux Effects® products.
Spatter Gel™

Spatter Gel™
SpatterGel™ is a water-based, milky-translucent in appearance glaze additive that, when added to water-based color and/or glaze materials, allows the mixture to “cling” to vertical surfaces. Add about 50% SpatterGel™ to water-based color or color glaze. The mixed material is then hand spattered or sponge applied on the surface. Let dry, and then scrape off the high build excess to achieve decorative effects. SpatterGel™ may be added to all Faux Effects® products.
SharkSkin™ Additive

SharkSkin™ Additive
SharkSkin™ Additive makes any Faux Effects® liquid paint material, including metallic paints, into SharkSkin™ decorative textured paint.
EZ Kleen™

EZ Kleen™
EZ-Kleen™ is a specially formulated water-based paint remover and spray gun cleaner. As a paint remover, concentrated EZ-Kleen™ has the ability to eradicate even old, hard-to-remove paint. When diluted with water, it may be used as a spray gun cleaner. It also is excellent for removing paint from synthetic bristle brushes.

Sold in quarts and gallons
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FX Thinner

FX Thinner
FX Thinner™ is a slow drying, water-based, resin formulated medium used for staining new or pre-existing finishes. Simply add color to FX Thinner™ to produce a custom stain. This durable, acrylic product provides ample open time and dries to a beautiful satin finish. FX Thinner™ may be used to stain ceilings, cabinets, trim, raw wood and concrete.

Sold in quarts and gallons

Cannot be sold or used in SCAQMD
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