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PostPosted: Tue May 02, 2017 8:40 pm 
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Hello everyone! I was just messing around with some random colors that I had left over after making some needed coco and this is what I got-- SILVER! :o I need to "reverse-engineer" what I did to do this again. :geek: Oh boy, I hope so!! :oops: :roll:


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PostPosted: Wed May 03, 2017 10:50 pm 
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Looking good Will! Love the silver!!
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Thanks Brian. I will hopefully have some time tomorrow eeeaarrly in the A.M. to try to attempt to make it over again. Wish me luck friend! ;)

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Hey Will - Thats awesome! Silver and gold seem to be the toughest (although Pete has it nailed) to produce. Good luck and keep us posted!

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Thanks John. Still haven't had a chance to mess with it again. "So much to putz, so little time"..... :|

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Will, did you ever have any luck figuring this out?


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Hey Paul! Ya know, I never got around to it. Been so darn busy with the preggy wife and kids. When I do, I'll post an update sir. ;)

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Paul, I had some small success with Silver a few years ago. I believe I started with white coco, then I went to Michael's and bought a metallic silver ink and tinted it with that in an old sour cream container and then let it dry. The ink was less than $5, my stuffs in storage, and I can't remember what brand I got, but that should get you headed in the right direction, I'm pretty sure they only have 2 or 3 brands of metallics. You can see it on the Grain Elevator House I did, which I believe is on the forum somewhere. :) I have an original GEH that I still need to repair, and will probably be making more one of these days.


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Brian...
Metallic silver ink!...thanks for the tip!...I’ll surely have to give that a try...
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Cool Howard, if I have time this weekend, I can maybe dig around my putzing box and see if I can find the actual silver I used. I may have added a bit of water in with it to help saturate the coco a bit more, or the coco was still wet from making the white. I'm sure the same process would work for gold coco too. If you want a slightly dimmer silver I think I tinted some with a little bit of really diluted Rite dye to get a grey coco base too.
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