Post by admin1 aka Ed on Mar 28, 2003 13:21:06 GMT -5
I was just wondering if anyone had the same problem as me. Usualy I spray a few coats of paint on Gundams(sometimes I mess up) and it tends to get pretty thick. After things dry then the pannel lines become shallow. It really becomes hard to paint the panel lines after that.
Do you guys have this problem? Do you think I should try and make the panel lines deeper? If so, what kinda tool do I use? And if I make it too deep, would air get stuck inside after I spray over it?
Post by Omni Existence on Mar 29, 2003 12:36:02 GMT -5
I'm farily new to custom painting toys as well.
Had that problem before, but someone suggested that I change the consistency of the paint I use to something similar to "milk" Dilluted but not too thin. I can put on 5 coats and not fill up the panel lines.
Do you think I should try and make the panel lines deeper?
I wouldn't recommend that this, you can damage your kit. WHen I encounter panel lines filling up with paint, I usually strip the paint off, and dilute the paint, or add lesser coats.
My first "best" suggestion is to prime the gundam first. Nest use a professional model grade paint (like Floquil - as the paint pigment is VERY small---AWESOME STUFF!) and test your airbrush on a piece of cardboard to test consistency. DO NOT USE A SPRAY PAINT CAN...you will continue to have this problem over and over again with that. Now you should also use flat paints rather than paints with gloss...it sounds funny, but that works best with models with a lot of detail. You can alway giuve it that glossy look with alittle Gloss coat.