This paint produces a chalky matte finish that can be used to create vintage decor pieces. It can be used to up-cycle any piece, including laminate. No need to prime or sand work surface due to the chalky adhesion technology of the paint. It provides excellent opaque coverage, and can be mixed with wax to create transparent wash effects. The paint can be easily distressed to create a vintage look. It can be buffed to a smooth, shiny finish on it s own or by using a creme wax. Can be used on wood, ceramics, most plastics, canvas, terracotta, fabric, metal and glass. It is water-based and non-toxic for quick and easy cleanup.