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Multiple Colors? [message #61546] Thu, 07 February 2013 23:01 UTC Go to next message
avatar Orange Man  is currently offline Orange Man
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I am designing a character that has two colors. Some questions;

1: Can I pick the color down to the rgb (or cmyk) value?
2. Is multi-color only available in "sandstone".

If so, is sandstone literally sandstone or just a name? Whats it "feel" like. Its for a client Very Happy. Thanks.


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Re: Multiple Colors? [message #61549 is a reply to message #61546 ] Thu, 07 February 2013 23:51 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar mkroeker  is currently offline mkroeker
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1. Yes, but not all colors come out as expected. Sort of like an early generation inkjet printer.
2. Yes, unless you can break up your model into monochrome parts that can be produced in
colored nylon. See the materials pages for details and design guidelines.
The "sandstone" is actually gypsum powder held together by superglue. Rough, sandstone-like surface
but feels more like plastics with a heavy filler. Also much more fragile than the nylon
(but can easily be repaired with - you guessed it - superglue)
If in doubt (and time permits), buy the materials sample kit, or buy one of the "full color sandstone" figurines
available in the shops, such as kspaho's anteater or this little blue froggy
Re: Multiple Colors? [message #61553 is a reply to message #61549 ] Fri, 08 February 2013 00:24 UTC Go to previous message
avatar Orange Man  is currently offline Orange Man
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Very helpful, that covers my main concerns. Thanks a lot!


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