I've been learning to add an aged metallic look to PLA plastic 3D prints... feels like material work for game assets ;)

Mixed a Buddha statue with my beastie guy's head (gray Inland PLA)

Mixed a Buddha statue with my beastie guy's head (gray Inland PLA)

Highly anded white Hatchbox PLA, sprayed with copper paint and dry brushed metallic.

Highly anded white Hatchbox PLA, sprayed with copper paint and dry brushed metallic.

I covered this museum scanned model in cloth in a 3D app to see how cloth prints...sanded the model allot before painting.

I covered this museum scanned model in cloth in a 3D app to see how cloth prints...sanded the model allot before painting.

metal "Greebles" from Rollerforce.. could have been sanded a bit more. (gray Inland PLA)

metal "Greebles" from Rollerforce.. could have been sanded a bit more. (gray Inland PLA)

A scanned lava rock from "iOmoon" (gray Inland PLA)

A scanned lava rock from "iOmoon" (gray Inland PLA)

A robot I made a few years ago (gray Inland PLA)

A robot I made a few years ago (gray Inland PLA)

Buddha model from Myminifactory

Buddha model from Myminifactory

Paints used...

Paints used...

More test results...I thought the flat finish of PLA prints was nice, now I;m in love with aged metal.

More test results...I thought the flat finish of PLA prints was nice, now I;m in love with aged metal.

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