iron man colors
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iron man colors

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Hi guys,
I'm totally new at painting models. I'm currently building this Moebius Iron Man model kit. I'm having some issues with the paint job. What colors should I get to get that shiny metallic colors that Iron Man has? Even though I'm new, I really wanna get that professional look like

First I sprayed a sample piece with Testor's Flat Gray primer, followed by Testor's Metallic Gold spray, and then regular brushing of Testor's Metallic Red The color came out a shiny burgundy. This is the color now:

But then I saw this other pic but looks like the same model...but to me this one looks like burgundy??

Doesn't that look burgundy to you guys?
Should I not use the gray primer and go find a black one?

So yea basically I really don't know how I should paint him and what colors to use. Like that I should go out and buy or what. Any advise guys? Thanks.

Posted by ricecooker29
on Wednesday, August 12, 2009
User Comments
Green Skin -
Monday, August 17, 2009
Having you tried using red ink over silver paint?
ricecooker29 -
Thursday, August 13, 2009
thanks for the tips
somebody1 -
Thursday, August 13, 2009
there's a really good tutorial on the site for painting metallics too.
leafman343 -
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
You might try mixing a little metallic black with the red to darken it and just experiment with it till you get the right color. Or see if you can find a shade of maroon that matches
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