Freehandpainting: Paint or write directly with the liner on the candle. The liquid wax bonds to the candle during drying. Of course the Candle Pen can also be applied with a brush.
Window Color method: Simply place the desired design underneath a piece of film and trace with the Candle Pen. Leave the outlines to dry briefly before colouring them in. After 4-5 hours drying time the design can be removed from the film and stuck to the candle using Candle Pen Glue.
Wax wrappers with stencils: Select a stencil and place it on the clear film, fix with masking tape recommended) or with Marabu Fix it Fixing Spray. Spread Candle Pen across the design using a paint knife. Remove the stencil and leave the design to dry. After drying the design is completely covered with a second colour to create the coloured background. Leave to dry again and remove the painted sheet to reveal the reverse side. Now the home-made wax sheet can be cut to size and stuck to the candle using Candle Pen Glue. Note: The side adhering to the film will be the front when the design is finished.
Painting with paint tips
By simply twisting on with light pressure, the Marabu painting tips can be applied to all liner containers (Candle Pen, Pluster Pen, Glitter Pen, Dot Pen, Pearl Pen) and the Window Color painting bottle. They are available in the sizes 0.3-0.9 mm and allow delicate painting.
Suitable films for Candle Pen
Why does the Marabu Candle Pen not separate from the film?
The film might not be suitable for use with the Marabu Candle Pen. Ideal materials are plastic films made of polyethylene (PE) or polypropylene (PP), e.g. the special Marabu painting films or plastic pockets. Polyvinylchloride (PVC) films are not suitable. It is recommended to test removability on a small patch before painting large designs with Marabu Candle Pen.Drying time for Candle Pen
How long does the Candle Pen need to dry?
Marabu Candle Pen has to dry for approx. 4-5 hours.