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07 April 2005 @ 12:13 pm
automail question  
I'm building a set of automail out of the craft foam and was wondering if silver spray paint would be a good thing to use to color it? My only fear is that it would melt the foam, I doubt it but I remember a long ago attempt by my brother to paint his rain gutter regatta boat (styrofoam that year for some reason) and it melting.
I was having some problems with sharpie experiments (it rubbed off easily) I really don't want to get silver all over my outfit if I can avoid it.

Would puffy paint be a better idea? It seems like it would take *forever* to use though. Any suggestions?

Imagination at it's finest: Spaz!dragontrap on April 7th, 2005 02:56 pm (UTC)
If you have a traget near you, trying looking in the kitchen section for a stainless steel vinyl. It looks like real metal, but it's used to cover cabinets and such.

This is a scan (I have no digicam), but trust me, it looks even better in person: