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Simulating tarnished brass and copper
guitarlute101
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West Virginia, United States
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Posted: Sunday, August 28, 2011 - 02:37 AM UTC
Hi,

Does anyone have tips or know of any threads on how to simulate tarnished brass and copper?

Thanks,
Mark
Biggles2
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Quebec, Canada
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Posted: Monday, September 03, 2012 - 04:03 AM UTC
Do you mean oxidation? If so try a greenish wash over the metallic color. Bronze and copper rust, or oxidate, to a greenish color.