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Articles and Information about our paint and coatings.

Welcome to our Articles section where you can learn lots about our paint and coatings pigments. There is a lot of valuable information here, and most people find it helpful to read a little about the type of pearls and coatings that they might be interested in.  Some may contain valuable tips for making your paint job last.  We also write about the various uses for our products in different mediums, such as fine art, nail polish, plasti dip, and concrete sealer.

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...

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....

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...

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...

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 kandy pearl to highlight the brushwork. Well check this out :) This car has electric blue kandy pearl in the blue side of the car base coat, Bronze copper candy tint pigment in the clear...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Audi Dipped in Hydro Transfer using Blue Spectre, Violet Spectre, Electric Blue, Black gunmetal. All this using Plasti Dip Pearls from Paint with Pearl.

First in Plasti Dip Pearls

First in Plasti Dip Pearls Yes, it is true that we introduced pearls and pigments to the dip community. It has been a pleasure to see what people have done with our amazing products in the last couple of years. But make no mistake, when it comes to Plasti Dip Pearls,  and pearls for any other...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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