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Step 1: Acrylic Paint

If you're wondering how I make my weapons look like metal, check out this great i'ble by Eacon.


  • Acrylic paint
  • Mod Podge


  • Paint brush

Step 2: Sparkles

This step explains how to make a foam surface sparkly. I'm still tinkering with the method. Do note that if you do this, you will be finding sparkles in the corners of your room for weeks.


  • Dry sparkles
  • Paint, of the same color
  • Masking tape
  • Mod Podge (optional)


  • Cup (to catch the sparkles in)
  • Big box (to isolate the mess)
  • Paint brush
<p>I haven't tried this, but I had a thought about applying sparkles.. Mix the sparkles in a can of clear coat, and apply that after the color paint :)</p>

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