Customs: Need a little advice/painting 'vents' on MMC Terraegis

Discussion in 'Creative General Discussion' started by Last Laugh, Nov 4, 2019.

  1. Last Laugh

    Last Laugh Well-Known Member

    Nov 30, 2015
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    I'm wanting to add a few paint details on my MMC Ocular Max Trailbreaker (Terraegis).

    The first thing I want to do is to paint these shoulder 'vents' red.


    At first I was going to just use a Sharpie oil based paint marker as I've used that very successfully in grooves before, however, I'm realizing that these are kind of a weird angled surface and I think it would just pool inside and may not have very even coverage.

    I've mostly only used brushes before, but I'm wondering if I ought to get some spray paint for this. I think I can remove the shoulder and mask it out.

    Or do you think I can get a decent look with a brush? Should I use a base coat of something? Or just several thinner coats of red?

    Thanks in advance for any advice! This is a great figure but I think it would look even better with some added touches...