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Silver paint on patinas


#1

I am attempting to patinate some fine silver (1/8") strips. Any
suggestions, other than liver of sulphur, that I can use for this
purpose?. Would love to incorporate colors such as purples, green,
yellow, blue, into some of my designs. Can’t use any chemicals
inasmuch as I can’t tolerate the fumes. Anyone know of any “paint
on” patinations that will not work harden the structure of the
strips. If there are such products out there, does one do anything
else to make the color permanent?

Thank you.
Razine M. Wenneker


#2
I am attempting to patinate some fine silver (1/8") strips. Any
suggestions, other than liver of sulphur, that I can use for this
purpose?. Would love to incorporate colors such as purples, green,
yellow, blue, into some of my designs.

Try liver of sulphur with the recipe by Katherine P., published in
an article here at orchid.

You can get purple, gold, yellows and browns.

Otherwise, look into SculptNuveau.

Elaine
http://www.CreativeTextureTools.com


#3

all patina recipes I have are chemical based…as for work hardening
through “painting” - I find that a bit far fetched- annealing is easy
enough even after patinas are applied.Heat itself colours
metals,though it takes a great deal of skill to learn when to remove
the torch to hold the colour desitred…sounds like you should
consider enamels ( glass) for colourants…or try anodizing reactive
metals…rer