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  • Thinkcrafts's Avatar
    Today, 06:24 PM
    Hi, just wondering if anyone has a tried and trusted way of transferring a coloured image to metal..like a color photograph etc. Not for etching...
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  • Loulou's Avatar
    Today, 06:23 PM
    Thanks so much for your reply China, you've been really helpful.
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  • Loulou's Avatar
    Today, 06:22 PM
    Hi Caroline, Thanks for your reply, really appreciate it! The twisted ring was just an example I was using as the ring I have has stayed black...
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  • china's Avatar
    Today, 03:40 PM
    I use Araldite because it is readily obtainable and seems to be just as good as some of the more expensive exotic brands, just a little bit at a time...
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  • CJ57's Avatar
    Today, 03:27 PM
    CJ57 replied to a thread Blackened stamping on rings in Say Hello
    Yes just mix the araldite and add whatever colour you want and mix in well. I’ve never used it for the purpose you have though but as larger scale...
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  • Loulou's Avatar
    Today, 03:17 PM
    Thanks China, I am definitely going to give this a go with the glue. Will any glue be OK? There seems to be quite a few different types. I'm going...
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  • china's Avatar
    Today, 02:25 AM
    Louise yes just a add small amount of the pigment into the epoxy when you mix it, and then into the lower section of the stamping that you wish to...
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  • Loulou's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:19 PM
    Thanks Caroline - do you mix the dust and with Araldite or Epoxy together and do you find it long lasting? It's probably just being a moron but...
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  • Loulou's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:12 PM
    Hi China, On your earlier response you mentioned about using a dyed epoxy and pigment. I had a look for the pigment and found some here: ...
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  • Loulou's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:06 PM
    Thanks Alastair - yes some of the links didn't work but others did. They give a link to the Rio Grande site to a product called "Midas Background...
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  • CJ57's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:53 PM
    I agree with George. So much better to make your own so that you know what you are working with and probably much less time wasted
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