Custom decals for an uneven surfacE? (action figures' chest)
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Custom decals for an uneven surfacE? (action figures' chest)

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Hi everyone,

Since I wanted to mod a Sinestro Corp Sinestro Variant DCU figure into a Red Lantern (new head, etc) - I wanted to know:

Does anyone know of a good tutorial (with references to what materials) that shows how to generate a custom decal using a home inkjet printer?

I'm terrible at drawing circles/emblems (I need better paint brushes for starters), and being able to design something in photoshop, scale, print and apply it would be fantastic.

Thanks in advance for your suggestions.


Posted by blaynescott
on Monday, November 17, 2008
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Monday, November 17, 2008
Are you talking about printed decals from a regular printer? I print it out, cut it really close to the lines so no white paper appears, then coat the surface really lightly with superglue and it should stay. Sometimes I give it another super glue seal around the edges.
Henchmen4Hire -
Monday, November 17, 2008
This stuff is what Buzzy Fret uses, ask him for details!
atgscl -
Monday, November 17, 2008
I don't know of a tutorial but I know that testors makes a decal kit that has some liquid that makes decals adhere along the contours of the figure
Dead Man -
Monday, November 17, 2008
I can't help you with the actual label part as I have no experience with it, but PM me and I'll send you the Red Lantern symbol I made recently. It'll save you some work, anyway?
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