White metallic paint?

Discussion in 'Replica Props' started by GBrittelleJr, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. GBrittelleJr

    GBrittelleJr Well-Known Member

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    Does it exist? I'm looking for a paint, preferably in a rattle can, that is white but has a metallic appearance, much like the anodized paint most use for the Captain America shields. A white that still shows the metal underneath.

    Does it exist? Thanks.

  2. Robiwon

    Robiwon Master Member Gone but not forgotten.

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    Probably your best bet would be a Pearl White. They are a semi transparent and would become more opaque the more layers were put down.
  3. robn1

    robn1 Master Member

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    Any pearls I've seen have a yellow/gold tint. I'd paint it white, then lay on a thin mist coat of silver. I painted the handle of this phaser black, then misted with silver.

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