59685Re: Need Help in learning to paint and build from scratch for z scale.
- Feb 3, 2009If you want to keep the decals, then you need to clear coat with
lacquor, and this will also help if you weather the model with enamel
paints, I love short cuts but this is not one...
--- In email@example.com, "Karin E. Snyder" <ladyrejoicer@...>
> This is much simpler than you might think, have done many and never
> twice on how I had to do it.Easy on
> -just wash pieces carefully, dry thoroughly
> -sand only if you really need to (emery board works)
> -don't bother to prime it
> -simply paint it, either spray, brush, or airbrush if you have one.
> the paintshould be
> -attach decals as per instructions
> -only clear coat if you want to, not necessary
> No need for special tools or knowledge. Everything you need you
> able to get locally, no need for special tools from Micro Mark forthis job.
> This sounds like a Randy Brown kit and he makes it pretty easy forthe user
> The best thing you can do for yourself is to keep it simple,sounds to me
> like you might be trying to paint a Rembrandt ;o} Given you haveeverything
> this could be done in 1/2 tops if you don't count drying time.and
> Good luck and welcome to the fun world of building Z stuff.
> "My goal is to first learn how to paint a resin built semi-trailer
> scratch build -trailer
> buildings, homes, railroad cars, and autos, etc...
> 1. Assembly the trailer - I first have to glue the tires and front
> holder,small door
> 2. Second - wash the resign trailer,
> 3. Third - Sand any imperfections,
> 4. Fourth - primer it,
> 5. Fifth - then paint the trailer and tires and very very very
> handles, etc.emailed me
> 6. Sixth - and finally attach decals to it.
> 7. Seventh - I think then place a clear coat over all this?
> I have looked at catalogs from Micro Mark and email them. They
> with a
> list of items needed to do the job. I was impressed with the quick
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