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idk if this is the right place to ask
hi i am getting a 3D print made of resin and i want to paint some details onto it and i want to add a shiny smooth finish ontop of it and i was wondering what the best thing to use would be, and also would acrylic paint be a viable paint to use for detailing with paint?
I had a blast seeing TS in Houston this month wearing the jacket that I painted!
Hello all. Im trying to paint a plastic bottle red. The bottle is shiny on the outside, but the part i want to color in seems matte. I want the letters to also be bright and vibrant and shiny.
Which product do i buy for this? acrylic? A specific product i could buy from the netherlands would be nice as well
This is the bottle btw. on the website, teh word amsterdam was colored in red, but when u buy it its not
Here's an Original Surreal oil painting on masonite of an Anacropora coral. This coral is in the stony coral family, meaning they develop their own skeleton.