gerald koo (geraldk@pacific.net.sg)
Sat, 31 Jul 1999 01:37:46 +0800


well i have seen the pple in hobby japan use the tamiya paint marker for the silver
lining and stuff.
is that paint marker any good?...

Richie Ramos wrote:

> >As for the eyes, you don't get that 'glowing eyes' look with just
> >paint. so what i do is i first use a marker to color the entire face
> >black, then paint chrome on the eyes (which is quite easy because the
> >eyes usually protrude), again with an teeny-tiny almost-dry brush..
> >when the chrome paint dries, i use a green marker over the silver
> >paint.
>
> hmmmm, I use gold on the eyes, but it has a silver base underneath. for
> the plastic translucent eyes, I paint at the back of it with silver or
> white, depending on color.
>
> >of course i've left out the 'hands shaking like crazy' portion..
>
> tsk, tsk. always use clamps, Jaoie! I used to, until i got used to using
> tweezers and jeweler's tools to hold on to small parts. sometimes I even
> use elmer's glue...I glue the small piece to a screwdriver, wait for it to
> dry, paint it, wait for that to dry, and then just take it off...
>
> "Magic is the hand of faith..."
>
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