Black sharpie

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  1. s_cren

    s_cren Banned

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    Black sharpie to use on FE BULKHEAD , good idea or bad idea? I wanted to color some of the tab parts on him like his hands for example
     
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    Bad idea. Black sharpie can fade over time, developing a purple or brown tint. If you're going to do any detail work, use a paint marker.
     
  3. 2ndSndWve

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    BAD. It smears and never dries. Use one of these instead. They dispense paint instead of ink because they are designed for detailing model kits.

    EDIT: ninja'd
     
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    Literally :lol 

    But you did provide a useful link.
     
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    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    What these guys said. I think silver sharpies do good but black ones don't.
     
  6. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    even silver never dries, i used it on rts jazz's rims, gotta paint over it, not recommended
     
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    Sharpies are for Post-Its, not Transformers.
     
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    OP: Do you have any previous panel lining or detailing experience? If not, I'd practice on another first.
     
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    Use paint. I don't get why so many people here seem to insist on using sharpies. I use Games Workshop Citadels.
     
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    I can't wait until Valkysas posts in here.
     
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    :thumb  Yes, sir! I use their black wash paint for panel lining.
     
  12. s_cren

    s_cren Banned

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    Thanks for everyones input paint is then
     
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    Sharpies work for me.

    Most of my TF's have beautiful silver rims...
     
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    Sharpie makes PAINT pens that work extremely well. They come in a few common colors and few sizes options aswell. Michaels carrys them for a few dollars each.

    sharpie
     

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