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Uhh, just try some artwork... Dripping spots of brown paint, little scratches, etc. Also, try to get some rust I guess? I saw this build before, it look pretty nice.
It was like a Bioshock build. I forgot where it was though.
    
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post #12 of 19
Go to a craft store and get some flat acrylic brown and rust color paint and some sponges. You can get the rusted look by layering different colored paints. A hobby store should have the paints too but I don't think you would need spray paint unless you wanted a certain color base coat. Just my mang.
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Uhh, just try some artwork... Dripping spots of brown paint, little scratches, etc. Also, try to get some rust I guess? I saw this build before, it look pretty nice.
It was like a Bioshock build. I forgot where it was though.
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Rep for posting that link! That case is sweet!
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Lol, thats the copper finish one I kept referring to. You guys are great!

Thanks for all the info and suggestions so far guys, I guess I'll have to start getting stuff together to experiment with. Alot of ideas and tips so far!
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post #16 of 19
I think I have found your easiest solution.
http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=88

Or maybe this for the oxidized bronze look:
http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=86

Crackled anyone?
http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=81
post #17 of 19
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I think I have found your easiest solution.
http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=88

Or maybe this for the oxidized bronze look:
http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=86

Crackled anyone?
http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=81
Now that you post that, I do remember seeing it in a hobby store this way a few months ago, and thought to myself "that might be useful" lol. Thanks for reminding me.

Ok, so unless anyone has anything else I think I'm going to grab some of the rustoleum stuff and try it, and/or the paint from Bill (Owens) copper case link. Then if not those, the acid manyak linked.

You guys are the bomb, I knew someone here would know. Thanks again guys.
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Holy double-post Batman!
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