One question you should ask yourself before setting out is which type of paint is best for your metal surface, latex-based paint, or oil-based.
How to avoid common first-time metal door painting mistakes. Tip: If you're using a dark color to paint your door, use the grey Glidden primer.
I've never painted on metal before and have the simplest of resources. HELP. I have seen suggestions for acrylic and latex. But I'm a cartoonist and I've been asked to paint characters onto a brand-new black galvanized steel mailbox.