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Metallic and special effects in art, crafts and jewelry projects:
Tutorials including embossing powder, mica powders (pearl-ex or perfect pearls), metal transfer foils and gold leaf.

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How to use embossing powders with your rubber stamping or hand drawn images to create metallic lines and raised surface texture:
Heat embossed on white card stock with gold embossing
powder.
Colored with Copic markers. Watercolor paints also work great.
I cut the orchid shape out and used the same stamp to make a
matching background on the brown craft paper.
1) Use Versamark or Perfect Medium ink pad on your rubber stamp and press it onto your paper. These inks also come in pen form to draw with.
These types of inks are clear, oily, sticky and slow drying so that they cling to the embossing powders you pour on top in the next step.

2) Working over a piece of paper or tupperware container to catch the powder, dump enough embossing powder onto your paper to cover the
image. Gently tap your paper to remove excess powder.

If you worked over a sheet of scrap paper, carefully fold it to direct the excess powder back into its jar for storage.

3) Use the heat tool a couple inches above the paper's surface, waving the tool back and forth until you see the powder you are aiming at start to
melt. Move the heat tool around the image until all powder is melted.
Embossing powders can be mixed with alcohol inks (stir drops of ink colors into the powders until dry)
or add
perfect pearls for metallic effects.
Embossing powder basics:
Embossing powders are tiny grains of easily melted, resin-like,
plastic particles. These powders can be poured onto nearly any
surface. To get the powder to stick to your surface, you can use
double sided adhesive or embossing ink (available in pens for
drawing with, or ink pads for rubber stamping).  When you use a
heat tool (a high tempurature tool that looks like a hair dryer but put
outs more heat and less blowing of air) over the powders, they melt
quickly into a hardened shiny surface.


There are 3 "grain" sizes including large "Ultra thick embossing
powder" (also called UTEE) along with regular size and ultra fine
"detail" embossing powders. The particles are comparable to the
size of fine and coarse table salt. UTEE is ideal for covering a large
surface like a sealer or enamel coating. Fine detail powders should
be used on rubber stamped images and any artwork with small
lines. Embossing powder comes in a wide variety of colors, clear
and metallics.
Ultra thick embossing powder clear enamel effect UTEE melt sealer jewelry making and rubber stamping special effects
All embossing powder related products can be found on the
ink, color, stencil and embellish page.
Embossing powder 3d effect rubber stamped craft embellishment or jewelry making faux carnival AB finish glass effect tutorial step by step pictures
Create beautiful raised and metallic effects on your rubber stamped artwork, or over hand drawn images using embossing ink pens (such as "perfect
pens" or "versamarker" brands). Embellish crafts and jewelry, create thick sealer or enamel effects using these versatile heated powders.
Basic how to guide of embossing powder with rubber stamps, steps for metallic raised image, clear sealer, batik resist techniques.
Ranger heat it tool gun embossing powder rubber stamping tutorial how to guide step by step
Perfect Pearls (a type of fine metallic mica powder in tiny jars) that can be mixed with paint, glues, applied to stamped images, polymer clay and more:
perfect pearls Ranger Gold tutorial polymer clay black details jewelry metallic finish
Gold perfect pearls like pearl ex metallic mica powder finish for polymer clay jewelry making
Apply gold perfect pearls to raw, pre-baked polymer clay with your finger tip. A little
goes a long way, apply lightly to highlight the raised areas of your design:
Mix Perfect Pearls powders into glues, paints or embossing powders to give them your choice of color shimmer.
Perfect Pearls are a little different than most brands of mica powders, such as Pearl-ex and cosmetics, because Perfect Pearls has a binder that sets with water. This
means you can use Perfect Pearls with a paintbrush and water on paper projects and the shimmer will stick to the paper.
Embossing powders can be mixed with alcohol inks (stir drops of ink colors into the powders until dry)
or add
perfect pearls for metallic effects.
Simple adhesive + gold leaf or transfer foil techniques:
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You can use any double sided tape or special
glues that stay tacky after drying to apply metal
leafing or transfer foils to your project.
My favorite
types of glues are
Deco Foil, Duo, and the Quickie
Glue Pen.
What's the difference between metal leaf and metallic transfer foils?

Metal leaf is made of thin sheets of real metal and has no backing so it breaks apart and can conform to
uneven surfaces.

Transfer foils are metallic paints stuck to a plastic sheet backing, which you tear off using adhesive, and
are better for flat surface applications.



Use gold leaf/metal leafing foil sheets or flakes with your polymer clay projects in a variety of ways before
baking:
Creates a beautiful metallic crackle effect when foil is applied over the surface of a raw unbaked clay
sheet, then rolled with a brayer or in a pasta machine to create tiny breaks in the foil surface. Can be layered
between sheets of thin translucent clays for embedded metallic shine or Mokume Gane techniques.
For
applying to baked clay, canvas, paper, wood or any other surface:
these thin composition (mixed metal
"gold leaf") sheets can be applied to any surface using tacky glues (adhesive that stays sticky after
drying) or double sided tape.


If you are new to metal leaf and transfer foils: note that these are extremely thin, much different from
aluminum foil at the grocery store. These are meant to be able to coat a surface with about the thickness of a
layer of paint, but create a shine you can only get with real metal instead of paint.


"Transfer foils" are different from metal "leaf" because they have thin clear plastic backing to "transfer"
the metallic surface coating onto your project.
Use adhesives to rip the metallic finish off from the plastic.
Unlike metal leaf, when using transfer foils you never have to store crumbles of tiny metal leaf flakes, as
the plastic sheets hold any unused metallic effect in place. Best for flat projects including fabric, paintings
and paper artwork.
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