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painting white detail + black detail model [message #7077] Mon, 05 October 2009 12:06 UTC Go to next message
avatar snowgroup  is currently offline snowgroup
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I have to paint a model (with a lot of small details) made by two different parts: a black detail one and a white detail one

I would like to obtain a glossy effect:
any suggestions for the paint technique and type of paint?

thank you very much!
Re: painting white detail + black detail model [message #8142 is a reply to message #7077 ] Tue, 08 December 2009 08:29 UTC Go to previous message
avatar TreadshotA1  is currently offline TreadshotA1
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Glossy effect? You can achieve that with any gloss paint, preferably the ones formulated to stick to plastics. Paint in thin coats.

Are you planning to paint them a different color, or do you just want a glossy version of the Detail materials? If it's the latter, a quick coat of Gloss varnish will do.

What are these going to be used for? If it's going to be under stress, or outside, go enamel. Otherwise, i would recommend acrylics.

I hope i've answered your question, and as an alternative, you could look into candy coating those parts.

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