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    Best gold for the RG Unicorn

    Hi all,

    Wanting to paint my RG Unicorn V fin gold, instead of using the stickers. Any suggestions on color/maker? Want something semi gloss to gloss (i know I can add glossyness with future after painting).

    Thanks!

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    Re: Best gold for the RG Unicorn

    I use Folkart real gold, I prefer acrylic paint because it is reversible if you mess up just use rubbing alcohol.

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    Re: Best gold for the RG Unicorn

    Quote Originally Posted by Spicy Build View Post
    I use Folkart real gold, I prefer acrylic paint because it is reversible if you mess up just use rubbing alcohol.
    Could you attach a picture? I see that its metallic. I would love to see it on your Unicorn.

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    Re: Best gold for the RG Unicorn

    I like Tamiya X31 Titanium Gold when I airbrush. I did the yellow on RX in that color.
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    Since I'm out of it at the moment, I did my Crossbone in Tamiya Gold leaf. I did most of it with airbrush, but found mild success hand painting the little details with a good brush.

    With both Tamiya paints, just make sure they are well shaken and stirred before using.
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    Re: Best gold for the RG Unicorn

    for airbrush I prefer Tamiya but for brush painting, brighter colors and many different tones I use Games Workshop paints...they are bold and go on very smooth
    . Tamiya paints are hard to brush on as they are alcohol based and dry very quickly

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    Re: Best gold for the RG Unicorn

    How do you plan on applying it OP? Handbrush? Airbrush? Spray cans? This would help break down the best color for the application.

    Also, are you trying to match the reflective gold that's used on the stickers?
    Last edited by Squee; August 17, 2017 at 8:33 PM.


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