Using a wire brush, remove as much dirt and rust as possible to create a smooth working surface.
It only takes a little warm, soapy water to prepare the surface for painting. Clean surfaces help you get a smooth finish. Make sure the jug is dried thoroughly before the next step.
Adding a primer is an important step since it helps spray paint adhere to the milk jug's surface. Spray the Rusty Metal Primer on in slow, light, even sprays to avoid drips or runs.
Hammered Brown spray paint makes this milk jug look like a totally new piece. Add 2-3 coats in light, slow motions to get the best coverage. Don't forget to let each coat dry for about 30 minutes before adding the next one. Voila! Old is now new again.