Chris Beilby (cbeilby@home.com)
Wed, 11 Aug 1999 23:16:47 -0700


Edward Ju wrote:
>
> >Edward Ju wrote:
> >>
> >> >hehee ..would u believe i have no silver acryilic paints??... hehe
> >>
> >> I wouldn't be surprised if you couldn't find "the right paint". I've been
> >> looking forever for the right gold paint but none came close to mimicking
> >> the gold plated parts of the BB Gundams.
> >>
> >> Eddie
> >
> >A suggestion, Eddie. Try coating the gold with a laquer, then polishing
> >it with the very finest of sandpaper, working it up to finer levels as
> >you go...
> >--
> >Christopher Beilby
>
> Laquer does give you a shiny look, but the problem is I couldn't find any
> gold paint that has the luscious bright yellow tone. Most of them had this
> copper-ish tone and no matter how shiny you make it look, the color is still
> not close enough to the gold plating Bandai used on their BB Gundams.
>
> Which brand/type of gold paint did you use?
>
> Eddie

Me? I generally don't except for things like Eyes or running lights.

-- 
Christopher Beilby

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