Want to create the look of metal in your next stamp art project? You can create all kinds of faux metal looks with craft supplies you already have at home! Or maybe you would actually like to rubber stamp on metal with ink or paint? This article gives you a slew of technique options!
Faux Metal Techniques covered in this eArticle include: embossing powder, metallic paper, Shimmer Sheets, metallic paints & inks, leaf or foil, peel-offs.
Stamping On Metal Techniques covered in this eArticle include: surfaces, prepping, cutting, inking or painting, stamping on metal, dry embossing, removing paint/ink or distressing metal, sealing & attaching.
UPDATED 3/1/16: This eArticle includes numerous links to external articles on the topic. I tested all of the links and updated many that had changed or disappeared as well as adding a few additional links. I also tweaked the text here and there and updated VSN information found in the final pages.
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