sheet of shrink plastic, film shrinking or crazy plastic with pre printed dinosaur pattern designs
6 patterns on the leaf
Shrink plastic items: manual Need basic materials: shrink plastic, scissors / cutter, a support (a Board or a cutting plate to avoid damaging the tablecloth), an oven parchment paper / aluminum, and of course pencils or any other way to color plastic .
Chalk, ink, heat, special paint, varnish, indelible markers. Please note each give a different finish after firing (intensity, brightness...).
Colored pencils are perfect for beginners because they are easy and requires no drying. The result is often disappointing: they provide good coverage and intense colors after baking. In addition, they can be purchased anywhere and there for all budgets in trade. As permanent or permanent markers, they get a made to look shiny and clear after firing.
Here are other alternatives that may interest you according to your creative projects: chalk watercolor pencils with opportunities that markers, colored pencils gel that have the advantage of dry very quickly, or paint gouache and its many possibilities of blends.
Be sure to allow sufficient drying time before placing in the oven to avoid staining incident (colors could mix together during the firing).
If you want to make your creation into a pendant, remember hole will need to be made before firing, and be large enough: it will shrink due to heat, just like the design. Use a hole punch to drill the magic paper.
It is possible to see a design on plastique through a printer, if it isn't too thick for your printer. There are printable crazy plastic for this purpose (it is convenient and cheap).
At this point, the next step is cutting. Beware: the plastic shrink is fragile, be very careful. Opt for a pre-cut cutter then use scissors to be accurate.
Cooking: moment of truth We preheat the oven: shrink plastic that can be slightly different from one manufacturer to another, see instructions for the characteristics of cooking. Generally, the recommended temperature is 150 ° C.