Paint Your Jig Heads etc.

by Kristine
(USA)

I have been painting my jig heads with a ceramic like paint called Pebeo Porcelaine 150. It is water soluble, no smell and durable. I use a tooth pick to apply the paint. You let it dry and then bake it in the oven. In the picture you will see the 4 colors I like to use.

Abyss Black #41
Peridot Green #30
Ivory(white) #43
Agate Orange #04 or Saffron Orange #03

You can paint any metal or glass.

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Nov 24, 2017
Wow - Thanks!
by: Les Albjerg

Kristine - I just ordered some jig heads, and I just hate the cheap paint job they do on the ones in the store. I am going to give this a try! Where do you get the paint? Have you fished with them yet? How did you do if you have? This should also work well for beadheads for flies.

Nov 24, 2017
Jig painting
by: Kristine

I have been painting jig heads for a couple of years. Olive or black are my favorites. If you want to add spots you must paint a white dot first. Let it dry, then paint what ever color you want.
I purchased the paint at Dick Blick Art supply. They have some pretty good sales every so often. One little bottle will last a long long time.
Google "Ceramic Fly". In Europe they have been using this paint on lead wrapped hooks. You can get some very interesting effects. I have painted some in this style. So so success. I prefer a fuzzy fly that moves.



Nov 26, 2017
Lots of Possiblities
by: Les Albjerg

I am working on making my own spoons. I think this paint will lend itself to making all kinds of small spoons including the famous "dare devil." It is going to be fun.

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