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Blue Crystal Pearl on Truck from a few feet away. Prepping your existing paint is important when you are learning how to custom paint.

How to Kustom Paint over Existing Paint

How to custom paint over existing paint. Prepping your existing paint job. The "Scuff and Shoot" custom paint job: This article tells you basically what you need to do if your paint is already in good condition, but you want to add a special effect pigment custom paint over existing paint. Since prepping your existing paint is so important, we will cover it in some detail. The very first step is to remove as much of the vehicle's hardware as you can...

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The top 5 reasons to use pigments instead of paints.

Top 5 Reasons to Use Pigments Instead of Paints

Top 5 Reasons to Use Pigments Instead of Paints With so many years of experience in the world of paint with pearl pigments and many other pigments, this is something you should know. One may ask, "How do I use Pigments instead of Paints? Can I make my own custom paint kolors?" Well, that's easy. Just simply stir your mixture of pigments into any medium you wish to apply. It's as simple as adding some powder to a clear coat...

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You can mix our pearls with your favorite cosmetics mediums to create amazing theatrical makeup effects!

Using Pearls and Candies In Theatrical Makeup and Costume Design

Theatrical Makeup, Costume Design, and Monster Makeup. Make your own cosmetics, finally! Did you know that our spectre pearls, candy pearls, Kameleon Pearls, and Metal Flakes are non-toxic and can be used in theatrical makeup and even costume design? DIY Cosmetics at their finest. Kandy Pearls and Kameleon pearls make great colorants when mixed with your favorite theatrical makeup mediums.  Use in Mineral oil, beeswax, petroleum jellly, and even essential oils. Create amazing effects on bare skin or mix with liquid...

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Glow in the Dark paint pigments. Green glows green pigment for paint and other coatings.

Glow in The Dark Paint Pigment- Luminescent Pigments

Glow in The Dark Paint Pigment - Luminescent Paint pigments We have may glow in the dark pigments. The most expensive by far, is the white to white glow.  This one glows white for hours and is the perfect custom paint job for a white vehicle, or white graphics. It tends to glow for several hours. Our other pigment which is more expensive is a white pigment that glows red. Imagine having a white car that glows red all night!...

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Purple Kandy Pile mix your own custom paint

How to Mix Your Own Kustom Paint

Short Video on How Simple it is to Mix your Own Kustom Paint DIY Kustom Paint video We are very proud of our line of products, and we decided to give more of an in-depth description of how to mix them into your paints, as many people have expressed a little bit of fear when it comes to dealing with powders in paint. It is truly noting to be afraid of, as every paint company out there does the same thing so...

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Using Our Pearls on Shoe Leather for a truly unique effect. Our Pearls can be used in both Paints and Polishes.

Pearl Leather Paint on Shoes and Other Leathers

A video posted by K_o Brand by Kickasso (@k_o.brand_kickasso) on May 2, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT Pearl Leather Paint Many people are discovering the amazing diversity of our pearls. A new fad that seems to be taking hold is the use of pearls in leather paint on shoes and other leather items, such as jackets and purses. We have done a few experiments with our candies, pearls, and even thermochromic pigments and have found that they can be used in MULTIPLE...

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Gold Spectre Pearl over a custom red Chevy

Kustom Paint Color Theory – Kustom paint jobs – Pearl paint – Kandy Paint

Kustom Paint Jobs with our products. When Kustom Paint jobs look their best, is when people understand more about what makes them professional, and what makes a custom paint job look amateur. A good thing to remember is using warm tones with cool tones can often turn out bad. A few years ago, one of the car companies made a light blue car, and put an gold "spectre pearl", on top of it. This made a difficult color to look...

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Abalone Shell - Mother of Pearl Effect created on Slate with Spectre Pearls.

Create Mother of Pearl Tile or Concrete Effects with Sealer

As we have discovered through our customers, our spectre pearls , metal flakes and candies work incredibly well as a way to make special effects concrete and tile flooring or countertops. We have also discovered that the main company selling pearl additives for concrete effect sealer is charging $90.00 for a 4 ounce quantity. That is about 4 times the amount we charge (for the same product). We have sold our products to many concrete effects designers and have...

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Bronze Copper Kandy Pearls over tan base latex used in Faux Finish Glaze.

Faux Finish Tips- Use in Glaze or in Polyurethane

Kandy and Spectre Pearl powders are great for creating incredible interior decorating FAUX FINISH effects in your home or business. Bronze Copper Used in Faux Finish Glaze and Sponged on Wall. TIP#1: Faux finish glaze with Spectre Pearl or Kandy powdered pearl pigments is super-hot right now. It is achieved by mixing pigment into clear glaze or water-based polyurethane, and applying it to the existing latex paint on the wall with a brush. USING A ROLLER OR A SPRAYER DEFEATS THE PURPOSE...

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Sideways AutoSalon and Cindy Raschke make this awesome Subaru.

About Our Cover Car | Cindy Raschke – Sideways AutoSalon

We love using yall's stuff, and are doing some Japanese dragon artwork using the new lime green pearl and bright yellow metallic candy pearl to highlight the brushwork. Well check this out :) This car has electric blue candy pearl in the blue side of the car base coat, Bronze copper candy tint pigment in the clear on the wheels (the blue side is over silver base, the gray side is over black base), more Bronze copper candy tint pigment highlighting...

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Blue Green Purple Kameleon Alpha

Automotive paint – Make your own Auto Paint

Although many people use our products for a wide variety of things, from painting fishing lures, carnival rides, custom concrete sealers, and even hotel lobbies and home interiors-our main concentration is automotive paint. Our love of cars and quality automotive custom paint jobs has lead us initially to open this business. Our disappointment at the cost of most automotive paint lead us to develop a cheaper and better way of painting. You choose your custom paint. Kameleon paint, iridescent...

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Heat Reactive Black Thermochromic Paint changes with body heat!

Thermochromic Paint – Temperature Change Pigments

Thermochromic paints are paints that change color at a given temperature. Although there are color change paints for a wide array of temperatures, we have decided to start our inventory off with those that change at 30 Degrees C, or at 86 Degrees F. They are very effective at changing to a clear as the temperature goes up to reveal the graphics or base color underneath. Warning: Thermochromics are very sensitive to UV light, and will fade without proper protection. We...

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Red Spectre Pearl on Blue Chevy Fender

Kustom Paint made easy | How do we define Kustom Paint

Kustom Paint made easy | How do we define Kustom Paint Kustom paint can be defined in many ways. In the simplest, most easily definable way, it is one-of-a-kind paint that is different than anyone else's paint. That can be the same for cars, buildings, interiors, or toys and knick-knacks. It is a way of expression that defines regular, normal color as no longer good enough to be pleasing to the eye, unless of course you are looking at a...

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Kustom Super Bike Painted with our 4739OR. This is our Gold Orange Red Kameleon. Kameleon pearls that creates a color shifting paint.

Kameleon Pearls ® – Our own Colorshift paint

Our Kameleon Pearls ®  Colorshift paint has been gaining quite a bit of popularity, due to the great pricing and the cool colors that we have available. The Kameleon Pearls ® are a color shifting paint with angle and light, with usually several different colors involved with the shift. The older Kameleon Pearls ®  were made by exact combinations of our Spectre Pearl ® paint and Kandy Pearl ® paint . It is always important to paint over a BLACK base...

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Kandy Pearls Metallic Color Pearl Kustom Paint

Our definition of Kandy Pearls ® Paint as compared to our other custom paints...At Kandypearls, we pride ourselves on the quality of our Kandy Pearls ® pigments. These are quality metallic Iron Mica colored pigments known as Kandy Pearls ® that have a good deal of their own iridescence built right in. The mixture, however, of our Kandy Pearls ® pigments will never be truly transparent, due to the fact that they are solid particles of mica and iron. This...

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Mini Pro Painter Pack 25 includes all types of Pearl Pigments and flakes.

Leader in Paint and Pearl Pigments Since 2005

Pearl Pigments and how we discovered the stuff that just works in everything. In the past 10 years, we at Kandypearls have learned quite a lot about pearl pigments and metallic pigments, which we call Kandy Pearls ®, along with pioneering the whole DIY mixing of pearl pigments and other pigments into many different kinds of coatings.  Knowing that the temperature threshold of the pearl pigments was about 1600 degrees and that the pigments were so stable and non-reactive opened...

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Can our products work in Plasti Dip?

 Our Products have been used in plasti dip since the beginning of plasti dip.  To be completely honest with any readers out there,  the first car ever to be plasti dipped with pearls was with our products.  Secondly, the first chameleon plasti dip was done with our colors. And actually, it was our video. But also, the people who sell plasti dip pearls now are all OUR OLD CLIENTS. Despite any claims that any one else has been the...

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Our gold orange red Kameleon Paint Pearl is one of or most popular colors. Also known as Sahara.

Car Paint

Use Kandypearls along with your favorite brands of car paint, and save a lot of money. No one is limited to using strictly our Paint with Pearl brand when mixing custom car paint. We love the quality of many paint brands out there, from PPG, House of Kolor, Dupont, BASF, All Kandy and many other brands. They all offer superior quality, but can cost a lot of money when the color or effect is added. When car paint is made...

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Paintball gun with 4739CS Gold Green Bronze Kameleon Paint powder coated on the surface.

Powder Coater’s Corner

Powder Coater's Corner You don't have to be the world's best powder coater to understand how to effectively use our products... You can effectively use our products best in powder coat clears, because they are effect pigment powders, and are best when used in a base coat-clear coat scenario. The mixture of our pearls in colored powders is not recommended, since pearls may be drowned by the colors, but HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY sprayed with favorable results. Since pearls are so versatile, you...

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Surfboard and Kayak Builders in Hawaii use Paint with Pearl

Fiberglass Surfboard paint and Kayak paint

Making great fiberglass surfboard paint colors and graphics can be a real chore. So many glassers and color experts get tired of the same old products for Fiberglass. So we took our pigments to the North Shore of Oahu to get opinions from the guys who make the best surfboards in the world. They thought is was super cool to have something new to try. The diversity of our products allows them to be used in all stages of...

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Tangerine Base with Gold Spectre Pearl Paint

Kustom Paint Ideas

When Kustom Paint jobs look their best, is when people understand more about what makes them custom paint, and what makes a custom paint job look amateur. A good thing to remember is using warm tones with cool tones can often turn out bad. A few years ago, one of the car companies made a light blue car, and put an orange "spectre pearl", on top of it. This made a hideous color that no one liked. When you...

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