liqdchip@att.net
Tue, 06 Mar 2001 17:21:08 +0000


the zaku is awesome!

also testors dull coat laquer is availible for air
brushing. you have to use 1159X thinner for it. here
is the link:

http://www.testors.com/Product.asp?product%5fid=1160X

liqd
> I also liked Testors dull coat but since it only comes in a spray can, I'm a
> bit hesitant to spray it on a model that I've spent weeks building/priming
> and painting. I've just gotten used to spraying very thin coats using a
> airbrush. I guess I will try adding some white to my color mix first.
>
> Try the link again. It works for me. This Zaku is also a very good pic of
> shading.
>
> http://www.geocities.com/chris_1906/P0001287.JPG
>
> http://www.interq.or.jp/www1/osirei/zaku/zaku.html
>
> You may have to click it again and again though.
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: liqdchip@att.net [mailto:liqdchip@att.net]
> Sent: Monday, March 05, 2001 4:28 PM
> To: gundam@aeug.org
> Subject: RE: [gundam] MODELING ?
>
>
> your colors will always get darker after you apply a
> celar coat. i have experimented with all types of clear
> coats. i think testors dull coat laquer is the best,
> but it still tones the colors down.
>
> lighting the colors slightly with white base is the key.
>
> also for panel lines i use a pigma pen by sakura. the
> wash scenario leaves a film all over the parts if you
> arent very careful.
>
> also your link to the pic is broken.
> > Franz,
> >
> > My problem is just after the panel shading all looks perfect but once I
> > spray a clear coat to protect the model it darkens all the colors across
> the
> > board. Actually the black wash is excellent as it makes my panel line
> very
> > fine and even all across the model even in the corners where there are no
> > lines. It just adds a extra bit of exaggerated shading which is in vogue
> in
> > model contests now. Any extra bit helps with the judges.
> >
> > This is a good example.
> >
> > http://www.geocities.com/chris_1906/P0001287.JPG
> >
> >
> >
> > Skip the spray cans.... Airbrush all the way!!!
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Franz G Co [mailto:darkholy@saintly.com]
> > Sent: Friday, March 02, 2001 8:06 PM
> > To: gundam@aeug.org
> > Subject: RE: [gundam] MODELING ?
> >
> >
> > Hmmm... try not doing a black wash for the panel lines instead as it seems
> > that this part of the paint job is the culprit.
> >
> > Haven't had this problem for quite some time. Got used to spray cans and
> > airbrushes!
> >
> > ------Original Message------
> > From: "Enriquez, Eric" <EEnriquez@hatch.ca>
> > To: "'> > To: "'Gundam@aeug. org' (E-mail)" <gundam@aeug.org>
> > Sent: March 2, 2001 8:28:29 PM GMT
> > Subject: [gundam] MODELING ?
> >
> >
> > >Ok I hope I can get some help from some of the master modelers >here.
> >
> > >I'm going with the preshading route with my Kampfer and I am >almost at
> the
> > >point of doing my final color panel shading. One thing that I >have
> found
> > in
> > >my 3 previous models that I have done this way is that the >color looks
> > fine
> > >before the first coat of clear which is needed for the black >wash for
> the
> > >panel lines but the clear tends to darken all the colors. >Should I just
> > >lighten all the colors before I airbrush them or should I not >primer
> coat
> > >all of the parts black.
> >
> > >BTW. I have been using Micro Scale clear flat and I have also >tried
> > Future
> > >floor wax mixed with Tamiya flat base but I find the Micro >Scale is much
> > >better as a clear coat.
> >
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