Customs: Advice Wanted: Spray-paints

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  1. galvascream

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    One of the things I love to do myself is use sprays for base coats, then apply top coats with a paintbrush/paint + Future. The undercoat of a spray adheres well to the plastic, and the top coat gives you the freedom to virtually choose any color you like, not just what you have available in a spray can.
     
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    I do the same thing, Allen (at least more recently). I've used the Krylon Fusion Satin White and Ultra Flat Camo Black to spray a few customs recently (Shockwave, WFC Rodimus, Animate Prime deluxe for a Sector70 charity auction, and my Jazz & Ratchet customs I haven't shown since basecoated in the white).

    Working on Shockwave, doing thin layers of a light shade of purple, then I'm going over that with a slightly darker shade (in thin layers). Had to shelve it for a bit though, but it's working out great with the spray as a base and doing the brushwork over it.
     
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    :lol  Here I thought I was alone in doing this *hug*

    I think what I still do a bit differently is that I'll still typically use the same hue as the base color and brush paint (such as, if I'm painting parts blue, the Kyrlon Fusion spray is blue, and then I'll brush on a hue of blue). One reason for this is that if perchance that a part gets rubbed or scratched, it's still within the same hue and not as noticeable.
     
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    Me three.

    I use Krylon Camo as my primary coat and brush paint the actual colors over top of it.
     

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