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Model #MTL128-01

1 gal. #MTL128 Whimsical Woods Metallic Interior Specialty Finish Paint

  • Provides a chic metallic finish
  • Designed for use on interior surfaces
  • Boasts a hammered metal finish
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Product Overview

Metallic Gray Painted Modern Kitchen

Brings a Touch of Luxury to Walls, Trim and Accents

Sleek, luminous finish lends a shimmering richness to compliment architectural features

Red Metallic Paint Color Kids Room

Provides a Beautiful Hammered Metal Finish

Metallic Tones adds a truly unique aesthetic

Paint Color Fan Deck All Metallic Paints

Available in 42 Curated Colors

Choose from a variety of unique metallic paint colors

Blue Metallic Accent Wall Paint

Great for Interior Accent Walls

Adds shimmering color for a memorable statement

Gold Paint Color Wall With White Trim

Make Your Trim Standout

Luminous paint color will add contrast for eye-catching features

Metallic Gold Paint Color On Wall

Prime with a similar base color for best results

Use 2 coats to achieve a desirable metallic paint finish

Satin Slate Gray Metallic Paint Color In Kitchen

Satin Sheen

The satin sheen of PPG Metallic Tones provides a tasteful, luxurious look

Prepping Walls For Metallic Paint

Surface Prep

Surface must be dry and clean. Decorative brush or roller is recommended.

Metallic Tones Dry Time Thirty Minutes To Touch

Dry Time

Normally dries to touch in 30 minutes at 77°F and 50% relative humidity.

PPG Metallic Paint Recoat Time


Ready to recoat in 2 to 4 hours.

Paint Coverage Information


Covers 200 sq ft with one gallon. 2 coats are needed for a Metallic finish.

Painting Tools Cleaning Information

Clean Up

Clean tools with warm, soapy water.

Dispose of Paint Properly


Contact your local environmental agency for guidance on disposal of unused paint.

PPG Metallic Tones presents a sleek and luminous finish. It lends a shimmering richness to classic colors. And introduces a timeless luxury to walls, trim and architectural elements throughout the home.
  • Interior specialty finish
  • Available in any 1 of 42 curated colors
  • Ideal for use on walls, trim and accents
  • Provides a beautiful hammered metal finish
  • Use 2-coats to achieve the metallic look
  • 1 gal. will cover approximately 200 sq. ft. with 2-coats
  • Built by PPG - A Global Leader in Paint Technology
  • Online price includes PaintCare fee in the following states: CA, CO, CT, DC, ME, MN, OR, RI, VT, WA

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Container Size
1 Gallon
Coverage Area (sq. ft.)


Application Method
Paint Sprayer,Roller
Base Material
Coating Product Category
Color Family
Dry to touch (min.)
Paint & Primer in One
Paint/Stain Clean Up
Soap & Water
Paint/Stain Features
Paint/Stain/Waterproofer Product Type
Specialty Finish/Small Project
Specialty Finish
Substrate/Surface Use Type
Time before recoating (hours)

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Guaranteed Results

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Customer Reviews

  • 3.6
    out of 31 reviews
  • 57% recommend this product
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I would recommend this product if you were into the metallic look and, perhaps, were doing a smal...
I would recommend this product if you were into the metallic look and, perhaps, were doing a small area. We chose to do one wall in which we are putting a piano in front of. The color is indeed dark. There is a slight metallic shimmer. Since we have textured walls, it was hard to tell what was missed and whether it was just the metallic shine. It goes on a bit thin. My picture shows two coats, minus the edges. The edges only have one coat, as we have not finished painting. It did not dry quickly and some of it came off two days later when we got a little of the ceiling paint on it.
Response from PPG PaintsOct 11, 2018
Hi there, We don't advise using the metallic paint on textured surfaces because it can alter the appearance of the paint. This paint is a minimum of 2 coats to achieve the look. For further discussion we can be reached at 1-800-441-9695 between 8am-5pm ET. ppgtimeless
I have not used a metalic paint before so this is an on-going experiment. I put two coats on the ...
I have not used a metalic paint before so this is an on-going experiment. I put two coats on the side of a box to see how the color would compare to the swatch on my computer screen. It definitely looks different depending on the intensity of the light and the angle from which it is viewed so this would be best used in an application in which an exact color match was not critical. I'm not sure that I would use this as a solid color on a wall but I think it would be stunning to use it in a patterned application. I went to Pinterest and searched for metallic painted walls and found several ideas including the attached video. (Keep in mind that if you do use paint in a patterned application that you will also need to add a gel product that will keep the paint wet longer so that you can work with it.) I also looked at metallic painted furniture and although most was painted with a silver metallic paint, I think this and other colors would work just as well. This is a latex paint and clean up was quick and easy.
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These paints are nearly IMPOSSIBLE to review! It has a base color however, once on the wall the ...
These paints are nearly IMPOSSIBLE to review! It has a base color however, once on the wall the paint IS 3 to 4 colors depending on light and surroundings. The paint literally shimmers! Using a brush, crisscross strokes will make textured effects causing all of the paints "colors" pronounced. Whatever *darker* color you choose PLEASE note that it will be x2 - x3 darker than you expect. Whatever *lighter* color you choose PLEASE note that it will be x2 - x3 lighter in light, high WHITE reflection. Easy clean up, water base - no surprises. Colors are glorious. WHIMSICAL WOODS METALLIC - Think PEACOCK! Blue-Green - DARK Jade PLEASE do not JUDGE this paint by my PHOTOS! It would be horribly UNFAIR to this paint as I said the metallic will reflect its surroundings and unfortunately my walls are a dreadful color at the moment. HIGHLY recommend this paint!
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PPG AGRICULTURAL FINISHES I just received this PPG Metallic Tone Finish, and it is absolutely be...
PPG AGRICULTURAL FINISHES I just received this PPG Metallic Tone Finish, and it is absolutely beautiful. I love the hint of metallic it has. It is a luscious rich color that shimmers just enough, but not too much. This will no doubt add luxury to your wall, trim and any other architectural elements in your home. This is an interior specialty color, and like the product overview states, it does look like a hammered metal finish. This can be used on various types of crafts also. This finish will definitely add a little bling where you want it. As you will see in my video, I painted a piece of scrape wood to show how it looks with one, two or three coats. One gallon will cover approximately 200 square feet, and that's using two coats. This product is made by PPG, a Global Leader in Paint Technology. It states this is dry to the touch in approximately 45 minutes, but lesser time if using one coat. This Metallic Finish is not a Paint and Primer in one. It has satin base material and is easy clean up with soap and water. I highly recommend this Metallic Finish because it comes in various colors to match any decor. In fact, I believe it states it comes in 42 curated colors. This is a great product so give it a try.
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The paint produces a beautiful result and lighting makes color(s) seemingly amporphic. There is d...
The paint produces a beautiful result and lighting makes color(s) seemingly amporphic. There is definitely a ‘learning curve’ for application; professional painters will cringe, but DIY’ers and faux painters seem to do fine. My first use of PPG Metallic, have used other faux paints previously (like suedes and granites). I’ve applied and lived with the product for a couple of months and have received many compliments in person and via photos; am loving it myself. So far, so good!. Had a bit of an issue at edges mostly because I did not have a tall enough ladder at the wall/ceiling line to ‘sponge’ directly on. Still, worked for our project and we call it ‘character. Will use in other areas, still deciding on color(s) - wish manufacturer had small packets of actual product available, larger paint colors on brochure and more colors.
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    Do Not Recommend
    Very disappointed in this paint. We used it for our bedroom. The color is beautiful, however after 3 coats you can see the paint roller marks everywhere. It looks terrible. This is expensive paint to have to redo.
      This paint is terrible
      My painter painted the charmed life (blue) and mucho mint (green) on my bedroom walls and it looks terrible. This paint was very expensive and I paid a lot of money to have it done. They did four coats but the paint is not sticking and it is uneven. Do not buy this paint.
        The paint is wonderful, don’t be afraid to use it...
        The paint is wonderful, don’t be afraid to use it for more than accent walls. Be sure to prime really heavy prior to painting.
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        Beautiful paint. Very metallic. Goes on smooth and...
        Beautiful paint. Very metallic. Goes on smooth and really looks great
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        NO Metallic in Metallic Tone Paint
        Purchased this week wanted copper and white kitchen; it's brown, it doesn't even have the luster of the polyurethane wood in the room.
          PPG Metallic Paint Aqua Essence
          Absolutely Awful!! Please do not waste your money or time! My uncle a professional painter for 28 years, has painted in/for some of the most historic buildings in Chicago, came by to assist me. Even with knowledge and talent, we could not get the application to appear anything like the “supposed sample” picture. The sample gives and illusion of a “teal-silver marble look”, in reality there is no silver tone in the paint that stands out separately from the teal. We followed each instruction, recommendation, and list of materials needed to “achieve the best outcome” and were left with an absolute mess of a wall. It’s so upsetting, I was so excited for this and did LITERALLY EVERYTHING PPG exclaimed even down to having a professional’s assistance. PLEASE LEARN FROM MY MISTAKE, do not waste the energy, money, time, or hope that I did.
            This paint is beyond amazing! You MUST prime first to get the results you want. You will be disappointed if you try to put this over existing paint. The key is to PRIME first. I absolutely LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it!
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              Metallic tones = LOVE
              This is my absolute favorite paint ever! I can’t believe it has such poor reviews. I have five rooms in my house painted with this paint in several different color variations. I think anyone who has given it a bad review did not follow the instructions correctly and apply the final coat with the specialty sponge. If you are looking for something different, fabulous and gorgeous, I highly recommend this paint. Yeah, it’s more expensive than other paint, it’s because it’s 20x more beautiful. The gold is my absolute favorite and you can see how luxurious it looks on my dining room walls. I do suggest on the light creamy colors to use a white base coat, as it helps it shine and pop. Everyone who sees my metallic walls always comments and loves them. If this is what you want, look no further! This paint technique does take longer, as do all good things. I always use the recommended sponge roller on the 2nd and 3rd coat. I also have a small cut section of the sponge to do the trim edges, since you can’t roll all the way to the corner. Take your time, do it right and you’ll be so glad you did. Again, there is no reason this should not have 5 stars, if the user followed the correct steps.
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                Beyond Dissappointed!
                This was the worst purchase ever! All I have on my wall is a very pretty color with streaks that I can't get to go away no metallic tone at all. Do not purchase. I need my money back!
                  We bought a baby pink metallic paint from ppg + a primer that was recommended. We watched the tutorial videos and followed the steps and we still went through 3 gallons of paint and have streaky walls. This paint isn’t cheap. And I will most likely have to just start all over with a new color because my walls look horrible.
                    After priming MDF countertops with two coats of primer and one coat of black paint, sanded between coats, I overcoated with three coats of copper metallic. After everything was dried and cured, I poured clear 2-part, self-leveling countertop epoxy (Total Boat) over the paint. The pictures don't do it justice. I did notice that I needed to regularly stir the paint to ensure good pigment mixture. I also used a small thin foam roller and went over the coats with the roller with gradually less pressure to ensure roller marks were eliminated. When I wiped down the last coat of paint before coating with epoxy, some of the tinting powder in the paint did come off, but not a significant amount - not a big deal.
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                      SO DISAPPOINTED
                      I was excited to paint my bedroom accent wall metallic color to make it pop. However, after 3 coats on the wall, it still showed streak marks! I was so disappointed and wasted a whole chunk of my time to paint just 1 wall hoping it will turn out great.
                        Very streaky
                        I just bought a new house and I had all the bedrooms painted with these metallic colors. The end result is awful. I’m so upset. The colors look so streaky even after 4 coats. I am now considering repainting the bedrooms over.
                          Beautiful finish!
                          It takes some patience, but the look is worth it! it goes on thin - i don't think it's meant to cover up like "regular" paint. I used a base coat similar to the color i picked and after 2 coats, it looks great. i did a third and it looks even better!
                            Not feeling this paint
                            I am not quite finished with my project but so far I am very disappointed. I have a large wall that I divided into thirds and wanted the third section to stand out from the other two which are done in satin finish. The sheen looks about the same. I probably would have gotten the effect I wanted with everyday much cheaper semigloss. If a miracle happens with the next can of paint and the sponge roller I will leave a positive review but at this point I doubt it. My final option will be to buy that semigloss and forget the money I wasted on the metallic. Thank God I only got two quarts.
                              Looks really nice but consistency is poor
                              I really like the metallic look but I am finding that I cannot get the roller marks to disappear. I have gone to thicker naps and that hasn't worked either. I even have 5 generous coats in some areas. I am not sure what the problem is. It is as if the direction of the roller stroke determines how light reflects off the paint when it is dry. Maybe there is some magic in applying this paint that escapes me but I have never had this problem with regular paints.
                                Follow the directions and you will LOVE it!
                                My 12 year old daughter outgrew her pink bedroom and wanted something that matched her love of rock and electric guitars. We were not familiar with metallic paint, but she was sure that she HAD to have PPG's Metallic "Rejoice" paint on her walls. We did some research before we purchased. The MOST IMPORTANT step we took was purchasing a satin paint that was a similar shade. We prepped and painted her room in gray satin first. Then we put 2 coats of the PPG Metallic "Rejoice." We put a final coat of the PPG Metallic "Rejoice" on with the texturing sponge roller. It looks AMAZING. We used less than 2 gallons for her entire bedroom. I can understand the negative/frustrated posts from other people that reference needing a lot of coats. If we had tried to cover her pink walls with PPG's Metallic paint WITHOUT painting it a similar shade first, we probably would've thrown the can out the window. You have to have a similar base color.
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                                  Pleasantly Surprised
                                  I decided to repaint my dining room from a medium blue to PPG's Metallic Tones Astute. I applied two coats of primer to cover the blue & three coats of Astute. I used the faux roller brush for the third coat which I think was key to the project coming out beautifully. It took quite a bit of work to get the final result but it was worth it. The Metallic Tones paint really makes the room look elegant.
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                                    Make your walls beautiful
                                    I am doing the entire interior of my house in this paint. My walls have a texture and with the paint, it is absolutely stunning. This paint should not be applied like standard paint. There is a technique to making it beautiful. Give PPG a call, to learn how to do it right. You wont be disappointed with the outcome if you follow their specific technique. Its simple, but a different way to paint. The results are beautiful.
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                                      having trouble not seeing the roller marks
                                      Love the color but marks are showing. The wall was primed and we waited for 2 hours to paint the wall . This is after 2 coats
                                        This paint is amazing! It goes on very well and evenly and really looks great. It is especially p...
                                        This paint is amazing! It goes on very well and evenly and really looks great. It is especially pretty when used in a room with great daylight! Be sure to mix it well before use as it does tend to settle in the bottom of the can before and between uses. Clean up was a breeze and the final product was well-received by a picky pre-teen for their room.
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                                        This isn't the paint for those shy about a dramatic wall! I love this color which is like a spar...
                                        This isn't the paint for those shy about a dramatic wall! I love this color which is like a sparkling deep pine with bluish undertones. But, remember it is dark when applied according to the directions, with 2 coats. 3 makes it even deeper. It looks different in different lighting too. I am using it as an accent wall in my bedroom. My pictures of the paint don't really demonstrate the color well, so I recommend getting the paint chips to use for selection. The paint applies easily and cleans up well. This is the first time I used this brand and am happy with it and plan to do more accent walls with different colors.
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                                        The paint delivers a more magical than whimsical result. We used it on the fourth wall in a dinin...
                                        The paint delivers a more magical than whimsical result. We used it on the fourth wall in a dining room project (combined with a gold and green floral wallpaper and their gold tone paint above/belownchair rail). The metalloc tones are great for reflecting light (magical!), but the color is also dark, so plan the applications carefully. Also, review the application directions before you remove the lid and start your project. It's rich looking paint.
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                                        This is very cool paint. I used a brush, not a roller or sponge. Just love the final results. ...
                                        This is very cool paint. I used a brush, not a roller or sponge. Just love the final results. I tested on some moulding and was very impressed with the final finish. They tell you on the label that you will probably need 2 coats. They aren't kidding on that point. You may need 3 coats if you did not apply primer first. I didn't prime the pre-painted moulding and really should have. I needed a 3rd coat in a few spots. That was my failing, not the paint's. Can't say anything about durability, but the final finished product is very cool. Water cleanup a big selling point! Compared to high quality wall paint, pricing is not outrageous.
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                                        This paint is very pretty. It came out a little darker than how it appears on the example paper;...
                                        This paint is very pretty. It came out a little darker than how it appears on the example paper; which is why I gave it a 4 star. But, when the light hits it, it really sparkles. I've received a lot of compliments. I plan to pick out another color of Metallic Tones to use in another room.
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