This book helps you create breathtaking art that shines with the nostalgia of antiqued metal. Metal paints and patina solution allow you to achieve overnight what nature took decades to accomplish. This book shows you how to transform almost any object or material with the 'industrial chic' look of distressed metal using metal paints and patina solution. Rust & Patina offers dozens of projects for creating amazing paper crafts, jewellery, clothing, home decor, mixed media and so much more. Reactive paints can be used on almost anything: on paper, cardstock, chipboard, cardboard, canvas, cloth, wood, metal, plastic, tile, or brick. They contain metal particles that develop an antique look of rust and/or verdigris when patina solution is applied. The authors instruct you in all the basics of working with rust and patina, including painting, creating textures and sealing. They provide guidance on materials, supplies and techniques.