If you used shellac, use denatured alcohol. £1.95. When cleaning wet paint from the airbrush use thinner. Paint brushes have three main components: I'd assume it would also work with Revell enamels. F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town! So in a nutshell it is very much a trial and error process each time you thin your paint for hand brushing. View our, Tools, Techniques, and Reference Materials. Revell is mostly available in colors corresponding to RAL (modern German color code). Our community is FREE to join. One Tin of Humbrol 14ml Satin Paint #71- #182. 'Revell Color' is a synthetic resin enamel paint that does not damage the outer surface of plastic models. I keep a small bottle filled with thinner, and use it to dip my brush: Wipe excess paint off brush using paper towel, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the modelmakers community. Buy quality (expensive) brushes and use a flat brush any time you're painting a flat surface. Beginners are recommended to use the fast-drying, water-soluble and non-hazardous Aqua Colors. It is possible to apply another colour or coat of paint after only 4 – 6 hours. After the cheerful colour pleasure, a professional cleaning of brush and spray gun is required. Two thin coats are preferable to one thick coat. I don't thin my enamels for hand brushing but some folks do. I use acetone from hardware store for it, its really cheap and cleans enamel paint like nobodies business, but it smells bad. Thus the paint can be applied not only with brushes, but also with a spray gun. The Revell Painta Clean is a brush cleaner. We do not sell, rent or trade our email lists. I keep a small bottle filled with thinner, and use it to dip my brush: Wipe excess paint off brush using paper towel. The last thing you want to do is thin the paint in the bottle. 4.8 (4) Revell Enamel Color - Black Matte 14 ml. I only have a few Revell paints, and that particular brand of enamels does usually work better when hand brushed with a bit of thinner added. Press J to jump to the feed. This Revell paint brush has a triangular cross section handle. The paint is completely dry after 24 hours. Member. The big names in oil-based enamels are the iconic 1 Shot Lettering Enamel. I currently use turpentine but it doesn't seem like the right way because I'm running out of it really fast. Place the brush on a piece of newspaper and gently run the back of an old knife or scraper along the bristles from top to tip, scraping off any surplus paint. The usual thinning ratio is 2 parts paint to 1 part thinner. For cross-referencing of various hobby paint manufacturers (like Tamiya and Humbrol) try the IPMS Stockholm website www.ipmsstockholm.se . For cleaning use 'Revell Painta Clean' for brushes and 'Revell Airbrush Clean' for the spray gun. I used mineral spirits to remove enamel. Oil-Based Enamels – This is a highly durable and adhesive paint with a glossy finish and self-leveling properties. By signing up you may also receive reader surveys and occasional special offers. It is possible to apply another colour or coat of paint after only 4 – 6 hours. But paint choice matters just as much when it comes to cleaning. To clean them so you can reuse them again and again, follow these cleaning steps. Brushes should be thoroughly cleaned after use with enamel paints. Dip brush. To participate you must either login or register for an account. You can use it to clean brushes and thin the paint. I save that for the paint as well. Just soak the brush handle on the paint thinner and wait 15 minutes. I think the gold will need to be much thinner to paint the gold trim on the ship and gallery. Sling out as much solvent as you can and then wrap the brush in a sheet of clean dry newsprint to keep the bristles flat and straight. Take it out and put it on a sheet to dry. But I would second Acetone it does a great job. Originally designed for hand-painted lettering, this product can also be airbrushed with permanent results. Use enamel thinner, like Testor's. If you do, do it n a small dish - not straight from the bottle. See, the brush is ready to be used. Dried Paint Solvents Model Master Dried Paint Solvent 50495 1-3/4 oz. Thinning revell enamel paint for brush? Depends on the brush. Thinned paint goes bad for some reason. Manufacturer: Revell … Craft stores sell small mixing palettes with several shallow dishes that work perfectly. Some paints just clean up a lot easier – both immediately after use and days or even weeks later. I generally thin the paint about 60% paint to 40% enamel thinner. User123. Posted by Lachyos on Sunday, April 12, 2015 5:51 AM Hello, I've been making model planes for a few months now but i'vre read a few times that you should always thin your paint, but that was mostly on topics about airbrushing.. The special Revell cleaner Painta Clean is used for this, which ensures that the paint dissolves completely and nothing sticks to the brush or clogs the gun. and new to the scene but very popular Alphanamel. Some colors (especially yellows) are best not thinned due to their tendency to be translucent even at full strength when hand brushed. And much more! Old baby food jars are great for small amounts of thinner. Revell is a typical enamel and requires mineral spirits of some sort - turpentine or "paint thinner" (as it's called in the US). Brush straight from the tin. Revell Painta Clean Brush Cleaner is used to clean paintbrushs. They come from China and take a few weeks to get. Some paints are too thick from the bottle or tin, often due to age or batch. After painting, brushes can simply be washed with water. Do NOT thin any more paint than you intend to use at that time. I've also found that I get better results if I use the next size larger brush than I am inclined to use. The paint is completely dry after 24 hours. 16. The subreddit dedicated to the hobby of plastic model kit building and painting. Unfortunately this item can not be delivered to Switzerland! 5.0 (2) Revell Contacta Professional 25 g. £4.90. Oil-based paint is necessary for some projects, but you don't want to throw out those expensive brushes and paint rollers when you’re done. Swap tips and techniques, show your latest builds/WIPs, post kit reviews and discuss the latest kits! Enamel All enamel thinners are usable with other enamel paints. 3 Ways to Clean Paint Brushes: Three easy ways to clean your paint brushes. Pour about 2 inches into a clean empty can wide enough to hold the dirty brush. If you're using regular enamel paint like Testors, then regular paint thinner is fine. Others may have different approaches, but this has worked well for me. Due to restrictions imposed by Royal Mail all orders for enamel thinners and paint cleaner will now need to be sent by courier. Welcome to Carbit Paint a Chicago paint manufacturer. Clean the brush with the appropriate solvent for the type of paint you’ve been using. However, when cleaning painted surfaces, it is best to err on the side of caution and use less abrasive materials. - These brushes are high quality. I know that some of us have even thrown those brushes away thinking that we've missed the opportunity to save… I am almost exclusively a brush painter, using mostly Testors and Model Master paint. They are only a couple of cents each and easy to discard with a clear conscience. You need to be sure the enamel paint you use with your airbrush is correctly thinned. Try not to push brushes too hard into bottom, ruining bristles. You also have to take into account the correct type of thinners. Using thinned paint means that you will need to paint anywhere from two to five multiple coats, but with practice you can get a pretty stunning finish, especially if you spray a final gloss coat. I clean with Wallyworld thinner even though it stinks then I use laquer thinner to finish cleaning. It takes more time but in the end is well worth the extra effort. Brushes used for oil-based paint are more difficult to clean than those used for latex paints that only require water. Done. As for mixing the paint, you can get 0.2ml pipette droppers on eBay for absurdly reasonable prices. ... Revell Enamel Color - White Gloss 14 ml. For full details please see the list of Royal Mail Restricted Goods. Wipe brush. I've found that thicker tends to leave brush marks. The simple answer is yes, but only if you thin-out the enamel paint to the correct consistency. For painting your model, we recommend enamel paints such as Revell Email Color and acrylic paints such as Revell Aqua Color. Use enamel thinner, like Testor's. £1.95. I need to do some touch-up on the "U" and the "C". In stock. If you used a water-based paint such as acrylic or latex, clean the brushes with warm water or mild dish soap. The downside is that it is difficult to twist the brush in the fingers to bring a different side of the brush to bear. Anatomy of a paint brush. FAQs. Wipe brush. I use Testors thinner with my Testors Enamels. User123. We've all done it, let paint dry on our paint brushes and then kicked ourselves later for it. For cleaning use 'Revell Painta Clean' for brushes and 'Revell Airbrush Clean' for the spray gun. To get rid of simple dirt and smudges, use a mild solution of warm water and dish soap. Enamel Thinners & Wet Cleaners Question: How to clean enamel paint from the brush handle? Model Master and Testors are all interchangeable. Product is permanent once dry. All shades - except signal colours - can be mixed together and can be diluted with 'Revell Color Mix'. You can buy it in larger quantities like this. Important: Do not mix these colour types together! 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