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Color filled epoxy in a small intricate design




I am stumped by the "how-it's-done". I have many 3D coins with areas filled in with different colors. The material has the look of epoxy, but hand painting is out of the question because the finished color fills the area and capillary effect draws the color up the sides. I assume they are filled with powder and then baked, liquefying the powder and spreading into the fill area. There are some very intricate (small fill areas) in some places, but the finished product is quite stunning. Is anyone familiar with the application process and/or how it is done? What type of equipment is used? How are the colors applied without bleeding into a different area? Thank you in advance for your insightful reply.

Greg Taylor
Georgia Air National Guard - Lizella, GA, USA
2003



It is done pretty much the way you imagine, but with more patience than most of us today can imagine. Look up cloisonne for all kinds of info and examples.

Ted Mooney, finishing.com
Ted Mooney, P.E.
Striving to live Aloha
finishing.com - Pine Beach, New Jersey
2003




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