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Let's Make Models!! - Painting
Painting your model gives it a nicer finish and a more realistic feel. Here you will learn spray painting and brush painting tips.

Spray paint large parts
Tamiya Spray Spray painting is recommended for large parts such as car bodies. It is a lot quicker and will give you a much better finish.
Avoid spray painting on windy days or on rainy/cloudy days. Humidity in the air will take off the shine.



1.Shake spray can.

2.Spray on a light undercoat.

3.Add each coat little by little.

4.Dry thoroughly.
Spray Paint Demonstration Spray Paint Demonstration

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Brush paint small parts
Brush paint small parts  It is easy to paint small parts while they are still connected to the sprue. After paint has dried, cut off parts and paint over the remaining cutting area.


Tamiya Paint:
- Acrylic paint: Water soluble acrylic paint. Safe and easy-to-use.
- Acrylic paint "Mini": Acrylic paint contained in a handy small sized bottle.
- Enamel paint: Easy to use, providing an even and beautiful gloss finish.

Painting over the top of different types of paints.

Painting over the top of different types of paints depends on the type of paint being used. Refer to the chart below for more information.


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* Tamiya Spray Paint
** Only metallic color paint markers can be used.


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