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Painted Butterflies

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Has anyone else tried out LB's tips and techniques lesson on using acrylic painted to "patina" metals? I used regular acrylic paint with a stenciling dauber and it worked great. So easy. I use three shades on the butterflies: dark green, spring green, and purple. Other tips and uses to share??? Please do.



Copper components, acrylic paint

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  1. nancykathryn
    nancykathryn says:

    I’ve never done any patina work, so I’m no help, lol. But I do like what you’ve done here.

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    Luna Chick aka Coral says:

    Very nice.

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    olive penguin says:

    The butterflies are beautiful, I love the effect you achieved. Both pairs of earrings are very pretty.

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