Customs: Metallic markers...

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  1. Frognal

    Frognal Prodigal Son Returned

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    Roseart or Sharpie it doesn't matter becasue I'm convinced that these don't exist. I've tried several Targets, Wal-Marts, and craft stores without finding a single trace. Does anybody have a website I can buy these from?
     
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    I use a silver metallic pen made for calligraphy that works wonders, I got it at a craft store and it isn't either of the brands you mentioned. Just experiment with different brands, there are usually tons of different brands at craft stores.
     
  3. Gears

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    I've seen the Roseart ones at my local Target. I think they were in the regular pen section...
     
  4. Razerwire

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    I've seen the Metallic Silver Sharpie dual packs in every Wal*Mart and Target out here... The RoseArt Metallics are in the Crayola sections at Wal*Mart... That's where I picked up my set...
     
  5. REDLINE

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    I get my pens from walmart or hobby lobby... the rosearts are in the crayon/markers section, the sharpie and elmer's painter's pens are in the craft section...
     
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    If you go in to craft stores, check the scrap booking section. I borrowed one of my wifes scrapbooking metallic paint markers, and swore off the other ones since. They don't get goopy, they don't suddenly "gush" paint, and they smell better. I found dual tipped ones at Michael's Craft store in the scrapbooking section (silver/gold, and black/white), and they are called "Painty Twin" markers by a company called ZIG. These things give you much cleaner lines and control. Really hope this helps!
     
  7. planetjacker

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    Beware the Sharpie.

    I can only relay my own experience. I used a red Sharpie and a gold one to touch up the paint aps on my energon Skyblast and the colors never dried. Weeks later the colors simply rubbed off onto my fingers while transforming him. Perhaps others have had diffrent results but those are mine.
     
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    Go to Staples or Office Max
     
  9. Fretburn

    Fretburn We need Instrument TFs

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    Wash your figures before painting/markering. New toys have small amounts of oil coating them from when they were in the mold. Prevents paints and inks from sticking properly.
     
  10. iDarkDesign

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    I use the plated silver gundam marker. It can be found here at hobby link japan. It works wonders. It's the closest thing to actual chrome that I have come accross since I started modelling. I've used this marker to touch up a lot of old G1 figures' chrome too, the result is near perfect.

    iDD, I also use the gold, very nice metal effect.
     
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    I bought them from my local craft shop. You don't have to go to big name stores to find sharpies. Craft stores also have other types of metallic paint markers.
     
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    heres the colors the rose art metallic markers come in

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    And heres something I did with them

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