FX Australia® Product Information

FX Spellbound(Satin & Gloss)

(Interior Only)

FX Spellbound is an interior, water-based tintable finish with a subtle, shimmering appearance and excellent light-reflective qualities. It is a hardwearing, washable liquid paste, specifically formulated for producing spectacular, creative finishes to add luxury and intimacy to all interior environments. FX Spellbound can be applied clear to give a shimmering effect to a white or tinted base colour. It dries to a satin finish.

Product Description



Attractive Finish




Ease of application

Easy spreading

Easy clean-up

Exciting colour range


FX Spellbound produces many different special effects on all prepared interior surfaces such as plaster, plasterboard, iron, cement, timber, trims, doors, and furniture.

Surface Preparation

All surfaces must be thoroughly cleaned and free of dirt, dust, grease, loose or flaking paint, and loose surface plaster. Efflorescence or mould on masonry or concrete surfaces must be treated. Flatten gloss surfaces by thoroughly sanding and wipe clean with a damp cloth. Ensure surfaces are properly prepared and smooth. Apply FX Lemon Tree Creek® Sealer Undercoat as required, then to increase workability, apply a base coat of FX Lemon Tree Creek® Semi-Gloss tinted to match selected FX Spellbound colour as closely as possible.

Note: To achieve an optimum finish, ensure surface is as smooth as possible.


Stir contents thoroughly before use with a broad, flat stirrer, using an upward action.


Apply the first coat of FX Spellbound by roller. Ensure the roller is very soft and between12 mm–20 mm. The second coat is applied using a 100 mm brush. Brush strokes can be criss-cross, basket weave etc. Or for the second and any subsequent coats, experiment with different strokes or different tools, such as a sponge or special roller. Ensure each coat is completely dry before next application.

Note: It is important to keep a wet edge at all times. To slow down drying time, add approximately 10% of FX Scumble.

Conventional Spray: Suitable for application using all standard spray equipment. For best finish and coverage on moulded and flat surfaces, use a spray gun.

Approximate Spreading Rate:

14–16 square metres per litre, depending on application technique and surface roughness.

Approximate Film Thickness per coat:

Wet: 70 Microns; Dry: 25 Microns.


2–3 coats.


Not required.


Refer to colour chart for tinting specifications.


Roller, special rollers, brush, sponge or conventional spray equipment.

Drying Times (at 25 °C): Touch: (at 25 °C): Touch: 2 Hours; Recoat: 6 Hours.

Clean-up: Water. Safety: Dust Mask. Gloss Level: 20%–30% (satin) & 60%–80% (gloss) at a 60° viewing angle.

Note: Do not apply paint if the air temperature or substrate temperature is below 10 °C or above 35 °C. The temperature should not fall below 10 °C during the drying process.

Safety and environmental care


Personal Protection:

Wear eye protection and dust mask when spraying, as splashes may cause eye irritation and inhalation of spray mist may cause respiratory irritation.

Asbestos cement sheeting:

Do not disturb, sand or scrub, and avoid any peripheral dust. If you do not have professional expertise in the handling/removal of asbestos sheeting, use a licensed asbestos removalist.

Refer to product labels, current FX Australia Safety Data Sheets or call FX Australia for detailed information.


Slippery when spilled·

Restrict access to area until clean-up is completed · When cleaning up spills, use personal protection equipment · Stop leak if safe to do so and contain spill with absorbent material such as sand, vermiculite or other inert material · Prevent spill from entering waterways · Collect and dispose of spilled material according to local regulations · Wash away remnants with liberal amounts of cold water.


Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated place out of direct sunlight · Store away from strong acids and moisture · Keep containers closed at all times and check regularly for spills.


Refer to State/Territory Land Waste Management Authority: most authorities permit disposal at approved land waste sites.

Date of Issue: March 2014

About Us

Australian manufacturer of premium quality speciality paints, architectural & protective coatings and a range of innovative joint & topping compounds.

FX Australia is proudly Australian-owned and Australian-made. We’ve created unique, award-winning paint and plaster finishes for local and international top-drawer brands and design teams and turned many a professional’s concept into reality.


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