BUT if you are going to polyurethane OR polycrylic (and even wax sometimes) to seal your chalk painted wood you risk the tannins from the wood bleeding through the paint and yellowing the poly! Chalk Paint Lacquer should always be applied in very thin coats. A hiccup. I was taught to apply two coats of knotting, the second one for added peace of mind. This is just a post about fixing some problem areas with bleed through. After the crystal clear enamel dries completely, itâs safe to paint your second coat. Needs to be sealed. If you notice some spots pop up, just spray this directly on the area. Disclosure; this post contains affiliate links. Did it last year and have now noticed a few knots showing through. Just apply two or three coats of Chalk Paint®, and then apply Chalk Paint® Lacquer with a sponge roller, for added durability. Do i have to use Annie Sloan paint brushes or can i use other makes ? Hi Mary! The second coat has to go on very quickly with no fussing, as knotting is a reversible coating. I knew that by doing this it would create bleed through issues, but there was no other way around it.. Sanding these smooth created enough dust for me to break out â¦ I let the chairs dry a few days before painting. Styptic knotting is “white” knotting, but styptic sounds a bit more “craftsman-like” than plain knotting. Use Your Old Corks For These 25 Clever Ideas, 15 Decor Projects That Will Make Your Home Beautiful. A boy decoratorâs solution to Annie Sloan chalk paint bleed through. No matter how may coats you paint, the stain colour will continue to bleed through. Always test out the paint on the wood first, because even though Annie Sloan Chalk Paint covers really well, sometimes you get bleed-through of the old paint stain. Chalk paint is a matte finish and helps soften a lot imperfections, but you would be able to see that ripple of spray paint if itâs too thick. 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