by Jeff Eggert
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Methyl Ethyl Ketone - (MEK) Stippling
This How-To shows how MEK is used to stipple a car side panel in an attempt to replicate a 3 dimensional rust bulge. The same technique might be used to mimick hammer blows to dried distillers grain cars.
Warning! MEK is a chemical that can be harmful to humans.

Demonstration panel with areas of rust bulges marked out in pencil.
Jar of MEK and stiff bristled brushes used for applying MEK and stippling.
Stippling prior to painting.
Painted demonstration piece, stippling is visible.
Finished demonstration piece complete with paint weathering.

Demonstration Video of MEK Stippling
Creating wavy sides panels using MEK. There is no narration and minimal background sound.

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