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Painting for a phone case [message #37326] Tue, 25 October 2011 15:32 UTC Go to next message
avatar fishbiscuit13  is currently offline fishbiscuit13
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What would you recommend as the best way of painting a design in WSF (specifically, this one http://www.shapeways.com/model/266997/ ) for use for a phone case? I'm asking because I don't know what would stand up best to the constant wear of holding it and taking it in and out of pockets and such.

[Updated on: Wed, 26 October 2011 06:15 UTC]

Re: Painting for a phone case [message #37360 is a reply to message #37326 ] Wed, 26 October 2011 05:58 UTC Go to previous message
avatar stop4stuff  is currently offline stop4stuff
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Hiya,

Rit or other acid dyes can be use for colouring WSF, theres a thread about Dying Strong and Flexible. I've also had success colouring WSF by dipping it in diluted artists acrylic paint, e.g.Funky mobius strip earrings the colours hold up ok.

Your model link needs to have the trailing / after the model number like http://www.shapeways.com/model/266997/

Paul

 
   
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