|Posted: 10/6/2012 5:33:31 PM|
I just tried recolouring a few wood veneers with some pigment ink I had on hand (the only type of ink I had in the colour I wanted). 15 minutes later and the ink is still wet. It rubs right off on my hands.
Did I use the wrong kind of ink? Is there a trick to this that I don't know?
|Posted: 10/6/2012 6:34:00 PM|
I use Mister Huey color mist. I let it air dry or use my heat gun if I'm in a hurry.
|Posted: 10/6/2012 7:54:31 PM|If I'm using an ink pad and not a mist, I use dye based inks. I don't own any pigment based inks for the very reason that they take a million years to dry! . I use Close To My Heart ink and it hasn't failed me yet.
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|Posted: 10/6/2012 8:28:42 PM|
I use Mister Huey's or Hero Arts Shadow Inks.
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|Posted: 10/7/2012 2:23:51 AM|I've used mists, distress ink, sharpie, and copics
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|Posted: 10/7/2012 6:46:48 AM|
Acrylic paints work nicely also.
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|Posted: 10/7/2012 8:56:17 AM|
Copies seem to work well!
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|Posted: 10/7/2012 9:37:50 AM|
I use distress inks.
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|Posted: 10/7/2012 11:58:04 AM|
Heat it with a heat gun until its dry. It will be fine after that. I've had to do that in the past week on other slick surfaces.
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|Posted: 10/7/2012 2:46:19 PM|
I have found that the best ink to use are the prima chalk inks, they are amazing on the veneer, i use veneer on everything and could not live without the Prima for this reason