|OOAK Artist Emporium - Pearl Ex, Jacquard
|Pearl Ex Powdered Pigments are our most versatile
They can be mixed into any media and applied to any surface! And the variety of
finishes Pearl Ex can produce is nearly endless—from metallic sheens to pearlescent
shimmers to all manner of faux finishes.
|Pearl Ex creates a metallic look without being a metal. The particles are flat platelets with two surfaces, therefore it lays down
beautifully like a thin coating of metal. The different particle sizes produce different looks—from a fine, smooth, pearly luster to a highly
It is a safe, non-toxic, inert powdered pigment with a neutral pH. It is extremely color fast and stable—it will not tarnish or fade and is
therefore ideal for archival applications.
|Piñata Colors are beautiful, color-saturated, acid-free, transparent inks.
They have an alcohol base which makes them indelible and moisture resistant when
dry and allows you to use them on almost any surface as long as it's clean and oil
free. Highly versatile, Piñata can be used in a variety of applications, including rubber
stamping, fine art, fiber art, and scrap booking. Also use Piñata in calligraphy, faux
finishing techniques and airbrush applications, as well as wood and leather staining.
|Try Piñata on:
|Ideas and Tips:
|(Don't be alarmed by the name, the only acid involved is vinegar)
Jacquard Acid Dyes produce the most vibrant colors possible on
protein fibers and nylon.
|These concentrated, powdered, hot water dyes are the best dyes available for silk, wool, cashmere, alpaca, feathers, and nylon.
Extremely brilliant and colorfast, these dyes are very easy to use and produce a uniform dye job.
A half ounce bottle will color up to two pounds of fiber depending on the depth of shade.
|Acid dyes are water soluble anionic dyes that are applied to fibres such as silk, wool, nylon and
modified acrylic fibres from neutral to acid dye baths. Attachment to the fibre is attributed, at
least partly, to salt formation between anionic groups in the dyes and cationic groups in the
fibre. Acid dyes are not substantive to cellulosic fibres. Acid dyes are used both commercially
and by the studio dyer to dye protein/animal fibers such as wool, silk, mohair, angora, alpaca
and some nylons and synthetics. Acid dyes require the use of an acid such as vinegar to set
|Water soluble, archival, non-toxic, colourless, powder, easily mixed with water and dry pigments to form
Also as an adhesive, it forms a thin impenetrable film around particles, protecting them from oxidization
and absorption of moisture. It can be used as a thickening agent, increasing the gloss and transparency
Gum Arabic is a binder medium that when mixed with dry pigments and
water produces a glossy, easy-to-brush paint. Use it for washes, glazes and
2oz Jar 2.75
|Acid dyes sound scary to some novices, who imagine that the dyes themselves are caustic strong acids. In fact, the dyes are non-caustic, are
in many cases non-toxic, and are named for the mild acid (such as vinegar) used in the dying process, and for the types of bonds they form to
|This color chart represents as close to the
colors as possible.
Results will vary depending how strong a
solution is made and how long a piece is left
in the dye bath.
Always do a color test before doing
the entire piece.
Click on the color chart for a larger view
|Individual Sampler Colors
|Samplers come in a 1 gr jar
Plenty to do many projects
|Pearl Ex 12 color Kits
|individual colors 2.95 ea
|Claro Extender 2.95
|Clean Up 2.95
|.50 oz - .75 oz jars 4.75 ea
|12 color Series 24.95 ea
|Click color chart to enlarge
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|For Viscose, Silk and Tibetan wool
|This phenomenally strong adhesive is an amazing glue, a super strong fabric adhesive and
will firmly attach beads onto surfaces.
Based on our popular Lumiere line, this metallic & dimensional paint is perfect for
embellishing, painting and writing on: T-shirts, greeting cards, scrapbooks, fabric, ribbon,
leather, gourds, shoes and much more!
The Lumiere 3D can be used directly from the bottle. It is completely washable after allowing
piece to dry for 72 hours. The true color develops when dry.
Click color chart for a larger view.
1 oz size 2.50 ea
Dimensional Metallic Paint & Adhesive
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