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The feasibility of painting on fabric or vinyl.

I've been commissioned to paint a mural on some sort of material that will be 20'x20' and will be displayed outdoors. What material would be most receptive to paint, flexible and long-lasting? [more inside]
posted by cloeburner on Aug 8, 2012 - 5 answers

Plastic Model Paints?

This black acrylic paint sucks for the plastic model I am building. What model paints should I be using?
posted by toastchee on Jan 21, 2012 - 9 answers

How to pretty up plastic?

What materials can I use to decorate (i.e. completely cover and disguise) the outside of a plastic container? I have made some self-watering planters from storage containers, but they’re very ugly as-is and I want to decorate them. Looking for methods that are durable and weather-resistant, and (if known) won’t leech into the plastic and the soil. [more inside]
posted by Nattie on Oct 28, 2011 - 4 answers

Delicious Homecooked Toys

Can I craft homemade toys out of casein? If not, what should I use? If so, how can I finish them so that they'll last? [more inside]
posted by grar on Nov 3, 2010 - 4 answers

Does EMF-responsive paint exist?

I'm looking for a material I'm not sure exists. I want a plastic (or even better, a paint) that glows (at all) in response to being in an electromagnetic field. [more inside]
posted by swimming naked when the tide goes out on Dec 13, 2009 - 22 answers

Seeking the Uber-Sharpie

Ultra-permanent marker (more permanent than Sharpie Industrial, on soft rubbery plastic)? Alternately: paint or coating that's very strong AND very soft-thin-flexible? [more inside]
posted by kalapierson on Oct 12, 2009 - 11 answers

How can I best spray paint my white Macbook's exterior?

How can I best spray paint my white Macbook's exterior? [more inside]
posted by ilumos on Mar 18, 2009 - 9 answers

Can you spray paint a storage tub?

Is it possible to (successfully) spray-paint a rubbermaid storage tub that would sit outside and be exposed to the weather? Alternative suggestions for sprucing up a plastic storage tub welcome! [more inside]
posted by FortyT-wo on Jan 24, 2008 - 9 answers

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