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« Reply #20 on: February 07, 2006 08:03:48 PM »

Wow! That doesnt look like you painted it at all, they look like they came that way. Awesome!
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« Reply #21 on: February 08, 2006 06:49:48 AM »

thanks everyone!

once i peeled off the stuff i was surprised at how much i liked the rough pink and bronze look. . .but in person they really did look a little pathetic.  and i still wanted my metallic shoes.

SO, now that i've worn them out and rubbed a bit of the gold off i think i will buff them down with a cloth and re-apply the paint pen, maybe in a different color, then buff it down again and seal it with spray stuff. 

will post an update when that happens.

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« Reply #22 on: February 08, 2006 01:46:24 PM »

You can also try a satin-finish varnish (sold in the acrylics aisle of the craft store) to seal them. And since so many people liked the distressed look, why not go at them with some steel wool, and see what comes up?
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