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Old 2014-01-12, 5:46pm
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Default How did I make this vine stringer?

I made the vine stringer and the pumpkin in 2012 but I dont remember how I made the stringer. I have tried to reproduce it but I am doing something wrong because the dark lines are either very faded/light or bleed into the green. Any suggestions?
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Old 2014-01-12, 5:48pm
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Maybe you were using encased black stringer to make them? I do that when I want a true black, but don't want the black to web.
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Old 2014-01-12, 5:55pm
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Good idea for future but not what i did before.
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Old 2014-01-12, 6:04pm
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Did you encase the striped green? It looks really shiny to me, like maybe you encased the whole thing.
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Old 2014-01-12, 6:13pm
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Are the lines black? Or dark brown? Hard to tell in the pic.
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Old 2014-01-12, 6:41pm
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I believe they are black.
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Old 2014-01-12, 6:46pm
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Not sure of the base color. The stripes look like intense black and the entire cane appears to be encased in med grass green.
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Old 2014-01-12, 8:02pm
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Looks like CIM Olive...
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Old 2014-01-12, 8:11pm
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Not CIM Olive. I dont have any.
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Old 2014-01-12, 8:14pm
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How about one of the new Effetre greens, like Cave?
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Old 2014-01-12, 9:35pm
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You have to put deep grooves in the green, then lay down the black lines inside of the grooves.
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How about one of the new Effetre greens, like Cave?
Nope, not that either.
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You have to put deep grooves in the green, then lay down the black lines inside of the grooves.
I wouldnt have done that. :\
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Ephalba Dark maybe? I second the maybe encased green before adding the stinger to the cane.
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I was thinking Kryptonite for the base...to me it has the opalino look to it.
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My kryptonite doesn't look like that.
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If not intense black, maybe Hades?
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Petroleum green blob, intense black stringers, pull

Eta, or hades instead of IB
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To me, this looks like Moretti Opaque Grass Green (Med. or Dk.) base with CiM Hades Black stringer lines, heated and pulled...


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Old 2014-01-13, 12:33pm
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To me, this looks like Moretti Opaque Grass Green (Med. or Dk.) base with CiM Hades Black stringer lines, heated and pulled...


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I tried to do that, and the lines didn't come out right. I'll try again. :\
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To me, this looks like Moretti Opaque Grass Green (Med. or Dk.) base with CiM Hades Black stringer lines, heated and pulled...


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Yeah, or Intense black. I've noticed some of my more recent purchases of intense black aren't as good as some earlier ones. of course since I never date anything (nor did I ever separate out my moretti from my Vetrofond...)...
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Looks like petroleum to me too.
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