Painting and Antiquing Metal Techniques

Gain versatile new beading skills with's Techniques! Follow along with our easy to follow step-by-step picture tutorials on many useful painting and antiquing metal techniques, including using liver of sulfur to oxidize sterling silver and coloring metal with alcohol inks and acrylic paint. Each technique page will have a list of materials and tools that you will need, plus any additional tips that we found helpful.

Antiquing Silver

Using Liver of Sulfur to Oxidize Sterling Silver

Coloring Metal With Acrylic Paint Dabbers

Coloring Metal With Alcohol Inks

Coloring Metal With Acrylic Paint Dabbers and Alcohol Inks

Coloring Metal Stamped Letters Using Acrylic Paint

Coloring Metal Stamped Letters using Alcohol Inks

Coloring Filigree With Acrylic Paint Dabbers

Coloring Filigree With Glitter and Acrylic Paint Dabbers

Painting Multiple Colors Onto Filigree

Painting Metal With Vintaj Patina


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