It is semi-sheer and allows the color underneath to shine through with sparkle Our metallic paints are specially designed for use on furniture and cabinets. They have a large amount of acrylic resin and will dry very hard and durable. They are available in quarts, pints and in a 4 & 8 ounce size, and can be a beautiful enhancement on knobs and pulls on furnitureClean all surfaces to remove dirt, oil, grease or other contaminates. Clean with Krud Kutter Gloss-Off or Simple Green following the package directions. Remove wax with Mineral Spirits.Shake or stir these metallic paints well before use and during use. Paint base coat of Paint Couture in a color similiar to the metallic paint, for example, use British Grey under Silver Star.