Fixing crows feet in paintwork - Ford Modifications Website crows feet, where the paint has zigzaggy crackish lines thru it. looks like its about to flake off etc. Crows feet, AKA cracking, or checking is when a cured paint finish has many cracks of different lengths and depths. This can be caused by a number of things: paint coatings too thick, excessive UV rays on the paint surface, not enough hardener or improper mixing when mixing the coatings, or insufficient flash times between coatings when sprayed on. This class of paint surface imperfection is evident by the appearance of very small cracks or lines that have various lengths, widths, and directions in the clear coat. For this reason, this type of imperfection is often called Crows Feet. This type of imperfection can be confined to one small I own a body shop, and we recently received a car with damage on the paint. The best way I can describe it is that it looks like crow’s feet. F it, it's going satin black if I have to paint it. To properly fix crows feet, it's got to go down to metal, then sealed, TAftonomos said: Fixing crows feet. Black paint..micro-cracking in clear coat?? 0; Sign in to follow this the technical term is "crows feet" and nothing can be done to fix them other than a Cracking crowsfeet in paint is what we are dealing with in this jet boat video series. Crows feet aka cracking, or checking is when a cured paint surface has Crow Paint and Glass, Inc. opened in 1946 by Homer Crow and Walter Crow. We provide products for numerous home beautification and repair services, as well as full service auto glass repair and replacement. My car was at the repair shop after it was getting repaired from a car accident. The whole one side of my car got repainted and I figured I would get the rest of my car buffed and polished to make it look shinier so it looks better with the new paint I later noticed after I picked up my car that there were "crows feet" on my hood and A crow’s foot ceiling is a good way to hide small cracks and other imperfections in the drywall. This pattern is sometimes called "stomped" or "slap-brush."