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Adventures in etching the prequel
« on: May 17, 2020, 01:00:50 PM »
This was the second etch that Iíd done,( the last post was the third). If you canít tell by looking, itís the tractor beam phaser.  This etch is from before I found the HP paper, thatís why some pits. I didnít feel it was worth my time to paint it to really make the hideousness pop. Thanks the gordo for spotting my bone hard mistake.







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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2020, 01:16:12 PM »
Glad to be of help.  Lots of cool sounds to be found in this one, it's a very quirky little pedal.
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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2020, 02:19:49 PM »
That's a real agricultural grunge look!

That's how you sell an etch like this...  ;)
Great job as always Jimi and it's a phaser. Nuff.
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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2020, 02:25:40 PM »
That is awesome!! Best graphic ever. I totally think you should paint it. Just mask off the divots as much as you can because theyíll be in the part that is sanded clean anyway

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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2020, 05:37:28 PM »
That etch makes the pedal look like it's made of concrete, which is actually pretty cool. Paint it flat gray and fill the labels and tractor graphic in red. It will look great.
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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2020, 06:00:05 PM »
I'd be tempted to coat it with India ink and rub/wipe that off, even more patina & grunge. If it's good, seal it with matte clearcoat, no good, should wash off.
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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2020, 08:38:17 PM »
That etch makes the pedal look like it's made of concrete, which is actually pretty cool. Paint it flat gray and fill the labels and tractor graphic in red. It will look great.
Iíd love to k ow how to do that, got a tutorial. I can paint it, and fill it, but how do you do two colors?


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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #7 on: May 21, 2020, 11:16:24 AM »
it look very cool, sometimes the accidents are better than perfection, plus this one phases!
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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #8 on: May 21, 2020, 12:35:51 PM »
it look very cool, sometimes the accidents are better than perfection, plus this one phases!
And really, isnít that what weíre all after?


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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #9 on: May 27, 2020, 04:57:09 PM »
That graphic is the best thing I've seen in a long time.  Came out great.

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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #10 on: May 27, 2020, 11:38:00 PM »
This etch is from before I found the HP paper, thatís why some pits.
Which HP paper is that?

At first I thought it was a cow being beamed up. Now, I'm not so sure. Either way, great otherworldly look!

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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2020, 12:59:46 AM »
I think it looks great Jimi!  Nothing wrong with pitting on an etch! 

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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2020, 08:45:28 AM »
Hahahaha! I get it...Tractor-Beam!!! The etch came out great! Good looking build Jimi.
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Re: Adventures in etching the prequel
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2020, 09:40:53 AM »
Thanks guys. Iím learning.


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