Most of you are probably using our products to pain custom sneakers, but there's a whole lot more you can do with Angelus paints.
To show you how you can use Angelus paints to create customs from other materials, Jamil Austin (@ill__customz) stopped by the studio to demonstrate how to paint a denim jacket in 5 easy steps.
Keep reading to see how you can create your own custom jacket, and make sure to check out the full tutorial on our YouTube channel.
Step 1: Prep & Clean
Just like customizing a pair of shoes, you want to start off by prepping and cleaning the surface of your denim jacket.
This step will help make sure the paint can adhere to the surface of the jacket.
Step 2: 2-Soft
We recommend using a 1:1 ratio of 2-Soft and paint for fabric materials like denim. This will help your paint adhere to the denim without making it stiff.
After putting down the base coat, heat-set using a heat gun at 300 degrees for three to five minutes.
Step 3: Sketch
After heat-setting the base coat, use a pencil to sketch the rest of your design. This step will help you avoid mistakes when painting, which are harder to correct.
Step 4: Paint
Once you're happy with your sketch, it's time to start painting your custom jacket -- just like you would for a pair of custom sneakers.
Make sure to only apply paint on top of the 2-Soft base coat in order to avoid making the fabric stiff and rigid. (Note: 2-Soft isn't necessary for small detail work.)
Step 5: Protective Coating
After you finish painting, all that's left is to add a protective coating to help make sure your design lasts.
Grab a can of Water & Stain Repellent and apply an even coat over any areas that you painted.
That's all there is to it. By following these steps, you can use your custom talents to create custom clothing and accessories.
If you want to follow along with @ill__customz to see how he made this Rick & Morty design, be sure to check out the full tutorial over on YouTube. And don't forget to follow Angelus on Instagram to see more custom projects like this.