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Paint question

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anyone here using liquitex paints? how good are they for figures? in the dry brushing tutorial..I sawa liquitex container :P..can u guys gimme some info? testors or citadel or tamiya are way out of my reach for now...I have options like Golden, liquitex

Posted by Shan
on Friday, January 22, 2010
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Shan -
Sunday, January 24, 2010
Primer coat shouldn't be too thick, you just want it to act as a foundation for the rest of your paint, to help it stick. I coat of Krylon fusion for plastic should do nicely(I use black or gray most times).
I use a coat of sealant on mine. I have never seen a problem with doing so. It is kinda a necessity when using the cheaper paints as they are easier to chip, so I use a spray on sealant.
As far as paint vids on Youtube, most are wargaming based. Just do a search for "dry brush" you should get a bunch of hits.


aah...I see..yeah..will get what I can here..liquitex primer or so..do u use spray primers? or the bush type paste? I'll buy a matte sealant and a gloss too..I found some vids but they're not really helpful..however I did find an awesome vid of molding plastic...the guy uses 2 kinds of liquids together tand when they dry..they become hard plastic!
bobtheodd -
Sunday, January 24, 2010
thanks a lot bob any more vids on youtube about paintintg? haven't been able to find any

Primer coat shouldn't be too thick, you just want it to act as a foundation for the rest of your paint, to help it stick. I coat of Krylon fusion for plastic should do nicely(I use black or gray most times).
I use a coat of sealant on mine. I have never seen a problem with doing so. It is kinda a necessity when using the cheaper paints as they are easier to chip, so I use a spray on sealant.
As far as paint vids on Youtube, most are wargaming based. Just do a search for "dry brush" you should get a bunch of hits.
Shan -
Saturday, January 23, 2010
thanks a lot bob any more vids on youtube about paintintg? haven't been able to find any
bobtheodd -
Saturday, January 23, 2010
This guy is using them on a munny.....so they might work ok.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kcok9hwCJJg
bobtheodd -
Saturday, January 23, 2010
Never used them before. All I can suggest is get a $1 store cheapo figure or fodder and paint it using a color or 2. Don't get a bunch of it, just 2 shades of the same color(light gray, dark gray) and dry brush the figure/item. Always remember, all paints do better and hold up longer if you prep you surface. Wash the item in some warm soapy water,after it is completely dry lay on a coat of primer. Dry brush it. When your done hit with 1 or 2 coats of sealant.
If you do decide to try it out, let us know how it works out, coverage, thickness of the paint, etc.
Shan -
Saturday, January 23, 2010
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