Dip Stick Liquid Paint is specially formulated for hydrographic dipping. Dip Stick Liquid Paint paint is a vinyl based paint and has a specially formulated for hydrographics. This allows superior adhesion to most any surface. Please note, if you are using the Dip Stick Liquid Paint on a metal surface we recommend using our self etching primer as a base coat first.Dip Stick Liquid Paint dries to the touch in as little as 5 minutes, depending on temperature and humidity. It also allows for a much longer "dipping" window for your project—12 months vs. a couple of days for other paints.