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Plastic Shrink Charm tutorial by Capukat Plastic Shrink Charm tutorial by Capukat
For making inkjet charms!


- If you want a backside to your charm, make sure you line up the images correctly so that the backside is an INVERSE of the front side. If you simply do a horizontal image flip, it might not be perfectly aligned so make sure the border width on all sides remains the same. If it isn't, be sure to measure and change accordingly!


- You can get most of the materials in an arts & crafts store. If there isn't one near you, you can find these items on! Just make sure you get them from a reputable seller!


-Titles: Got heroin?
-Body Text: Turkeyface

Answered Questions:
- Why do I need to lower the opacity?
    • Because when the charms bake, they will darken and regain their color saturation. 50% is the instructed opacity change!


The charms I made:
Charm commissions batch by CapukatCharm commissions batch by Capukat



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Chocolace Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student General Artist
In pixels, what size did you use? for the whole sheet. o:
qears Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014  Hobbyist
hello!! i heard that when shrinky dinks are out in the oven it tends to curl up like crazy,, 

 I've drawn on some shrinky dink paper recently, and I was wondering how should I tackle the curling part ? are there any specific objects I should be using? I've seen people trying to uncurl it but they ended up making dents and bending the plastics and they ruined everything ;;n;;
SilverKiti Featured By Owner Edited Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for this!! uvu

I'll have to order the Shrinky Dinks online...but other then that I have everything.

Could you make a charm with these for a necklace too? It would be neat if I could make one of my fursona to wear around.
Capukat Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014   General Artist
My pleasure!

And yeah for about anything really!
MacNroo Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Again, thanks so much for the turtorial, I was finally able to make my own :D…

I might add to it though that the charms curl up in the oven then flatten out. Not sure if I'm just that dumb but on my first try I took them out when they started curling because I thought that was bad and ended up with little spoons xD
Capukat Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014   General Artist
Oh no problem at all! I'm glad it worked!!

And lol yeah they will initially curl a LOT so you just leave them until they flatten! Once it stops moving then you know it's done!
MacNroo Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
great tutorial! one question though, if your charm is bent when you take it out of the oven dose it matter how you put something on it to apply pressure to fix it? Like will the ink come off at all? 
Capukat Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014   General Artist
Just don't have it come in contact with water!
Konveekou Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
A very helpful tutorial for those *__* <333 Thank you for taking time to make this capu <33 it's super helpful!
Capukat Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2014   General Artist
I'm glad you think so!
My pleasure <3
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