Today I wanted to share a technique I shared quite a few years ago....
Faux Rusty Metal Technique
I thought it would be perfect for masculine projects but with the popularity of Steampunk I think it would be a great addition to those as well!
Greens, Browns, rusty colors of paint
Rough Textured Sand Paper
1. Dab the green paint onto the paper and smear it around with your finger working it into the sand paper.
It should look something like this.....
2. Continue by adding the desired metallic paint and finishing it off with a bit of brown paint here and there. Rubbing each additional color into the sand paper as you did with the green.
Here is how the first example turned out....
And a few more using various colors of metallic & plain paints.
Now, what can you do with your faux rusty metal....
Check it out ~
This is a much lighter alternative to real rusty metal and it's also easier to attach to your cards and other projects.