Flesh Paints?What should I use?HELP!!!
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Flesh Paints?What should I use?HELP!!!

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I was jus wondering if anyone had any suggestions for flesh tones,I have testors but sometimes the paint remains sticky-icky and I havent really had time to try out other paints does anyone have any suggestions as to what paints I should use?

Posted by MrBlu
on Sunday, September 16, 2007
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Homicide -
Sunday, October 21, 2007
I am using Delta Ceramcoat for my flesh tones. I can't find flesh tones from Testors, any suggestions on where to get flesh tone colors from Testors?

And should I use Testors Dull Cote to finish my figure?
Mikey11935 -
Saturday, September 22, 2007
Model Master acryl has a base color and 3 pigments. Use empty bottles and mix different ratios for different tones. I have about 6 right now. I think these are really good.

Im about to buy several of each to mix full bottles.
MrBlu -
Wednesday, September 19, 2007
thanks fer all the advice,I actually use both acrylic and enamel I gess I shood stay away from the sticky enamel and look fer some new paints like the ones you suggest Shinobitron and Punstarr and I gess I need to start washing my figures like you sed Buzzy Fret

again thanks fer all the advice everyone
Buzzy Fret -
Monday, September 17, 2007
are you using enamel or acrylic paints? you need to use acrylic not enamel as enamel will remain sticky. if you're already using acrylic, then did you wash the figure before painting? very important step.

here are some helpful tutorials:









as for what brands - Testor's Model Masters (acrylic version), Citadel and Vallejo Game Colors are a few of the most popular brands of paint used in customizing.

hope this all helps.
Henchmen4Hire -
Monday, September 17, 2007
Yes! Then we'd always know exactly what shade they are!
Kern -
Monday, September 17, 2007
...those should so be the actual names of the paints.
Punstarr -
Sunday, September 16, 2007
I recently bought 7 different fleshtone colors of Vallejo paint... from Mace Windu brown to "Get some damn sun!" Napoleon Dynamite pale.
Shinobitron -
Sunday, September 16, 2007
I use Citadel paints and they seem to work very well. One way to cut down on the sticky clumpyness of the flesh tones is to use multiple watered down coats of it. I t always works for me this way

http://www.figurerealm.com/customfigure ... ew&id=2384

http://www.figurerealm.com/customfigure ... ew&id=3398

Both these were done with the multy watered coating method
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