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  1. BrynTeg

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    I have a few sideshow figures that i want to customise, ive seen some great paint jobs on han solos head on the premium figure, and the 12" obi wan and anakin, problem is i have no idea what paint they are using, does anyone know, ive got a premium han solo that i want to paint
     
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    Acrylic or enamel or if you really want to work the paint, artists' oil paints. Enamels will give you good solid colours, acrylics can be diluted for washes, oils will give you the most lifelike skin tones but need the greatest skill. Ensure you have an appropriate primer/undercoat.
     
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    thats great advice, thanks
    have you done any custom jobs?
    would these be ok ebay item 120343158667
     
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    I would check your local Games Workshop store, pop in and speak to the guys in person they'll give you advice about paints and painting
     
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    Humbrol or Tamiya would be better as artists acrylics will dry too fast on a palate. I've customised a couple of figures, but I used to do a lot of wargaming and military figures/vehicles in my long distant past.
     
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    thats the problem i have in many things, where i live lol.

    nearest shop in 90 miles away, one way lol
     

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