paints for airbrushes.
Testors Aztek line of paints are ready to go out of the bottle.
You shouldn't need to thin them or custom mix them, just load
them and shoot.
are many colors and types to choose from, such as Transparent,
Opaque, Flourescents, and Metallics.
on your model projects, it's best to seal the paint with an Aztek
Matte (flat) finish or a Gloss (shiny) finish.
Vallejo series of primers are known the world over as being able
to be shoot in a very thin layer. This keeps the primer from clogging
up any fine reccessed panels or door jams on a model.
is especially important on smaller models where there's a chance
you will lose fine details with a thick coat of primer, and that
will obscure them.
the Vallejo primers, you can lay down a super thin primer coat,
ready for paint. It has a self leveling ability which helps it
not bunch up and requires less sanding work afterwards.
Aztek paints work with any brand airbrush. They are a Non-Toxic
and water wash-up paint. Premium-quality, ready to spray acrylic
paint, no thinner required. Convenient 2 oz. bottle with easy-pour
flip-top lid. These also have a mixing ball inside them.
Best results, top coat with either Aztek Clear Matte or Aztek
Pearl metallic colors are stunning. The metal flakes are so fine
that they do not clog the airbrush, yet leave an amazing sparkle
finish when applied. These are especially effective on car and
Fluorescent Paints glow when exposed to ultraviolet (black) light.
Although not required, the fluorescent effect is even stronger
when the paint is applied over white. Great for wild effects on
models, such as zombies, wargame figures, or safety gear items,
premium quality Aztek opaque paint has superior hide and coverage
over nearly any surface.
Transparent pigments are light and airy, barely showing on top
of other colors (used as a base). Ideal for blending colors.
Acrylic primers are very fine, self-leveling coat that will help
give you a smooth surface on a model to apply paint. They also
wash up with water. They can be used right out of the bottle in
an airbrush, but can also be thinned for a super-fine thin layer
of primer on your model project.
you can use it in thin coats, one bottle can go for quite a while
and many models.
II is a Lacqer based finish coat that allows you to apply a very
realistic metal, aluminum, or chromium finish. A primer coat MUST
be used on plastic models, and some others as well. If you want
a high shine, the base coat must be glossy.
is recommended for a smooth finish since any texture or blemish
will be very visible after an Aclad coating.
can take some getting used to and some practice, but the end results
are stunning, and often can't be replicated any other way. When
you see Alclad on a model, you'll know it, because it has a stunning
effect on models visually and accurately.