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Faux Enamel on Metal with Pebeo Fantasy Prisme

Tip: Cleaning & Storing Vintaj Patina Bottles

6 Ways to Add Color to Metal

  • Nancy Cornett

    Yeah! I just pre-ordered this DVD. It's exactly what I've been experimenting with lately - color and metal. I love alcohol inks but am still working on a good way to seal it. I haven't tried nail polish but I have done a bit with glass paint and it's very similar.

Vintaj Patina Tip: Try Adding Color to Chain

What's the Diff? Examining Current Patina/Color Products: Swellegant, Gilder's Paste, Vintaj/Ranger Designer Inks Dec. 6, 2012 - Artisan Whimsy

Vintaj Patinas Techniques with Special Guest Blogger Els Van de Burgt from Elizabeth Craft Designs

Threading Lightly: Patina Party (patina experiments using LOS, ammonia etc)

Patina Everything! vinegar, white or apple cider salt, just regular old salt out of my shaker. For small items. I fill a quart yogurt container half full of vinegar, and sprinkle in some salt. (not measured, but guess 1 tsp.??) dump your keys, clips, hinges, watch parts, locks... any metal you want to 'age'. I leave them over night, just 'cause it is convenient. Seal if you touch items a lot

Darken brass by placing in a sealed container with ammonia.