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Got my MK in and give it my first go, here are the results.sneak peak, I have a tiny run of velocitron's bechigons coming out in a few weeks:I haven't hit it with the clear coat yet.I want the middle…Continue
"Sounds awesome. I don't doubt that there's plenty of fun to be had with this guy, especially with such awesome and bold colors, but I have this weird mental block where I want all of my vinyl figures to be upright and articulated...…"
"thanks for the suggestions everyone. this one is actually more of a milky clear, not crystal. we do our vinyl at the same factory, so i am familiar with the consistencies of the different vinyls.
this toy is very fun to play with btw :)
"I hear what you mean about it not being much of a plaything, but I think there's always play potential even with a small, immovable piece. They can be held by bigger guys, or crawl on their feet and heads.
As someone who wants to design toys,…"
"Yeah, clear coat will keep the vinyl clear, and Sanjeev's right on the money with it even improving the clarity. The vinyl on your figure is clear, so the only thing effecting the clarity will be the paint right on the surface, which is…"
"Yeah, take it from the man, himself...but it's been my experience that any high quality high-gloss clear-coat (which is exactly what MK offers!) will actually improve the clarity of clear vinyl. Typically, Japanese vinyl (which Ricky's…"
Got my MK in and give it my first go, here are the results.sneak peak, I have a tiny run of velocitron's bechigons coming out in a few weeks:I haven't hit it with the clear coat yet.I want the middle parts to remain clear vinyl so i'm not sure how to approach applying the clear coat to only the painted parts, create a mask? Or do i hit the entire thing?any suggestions?thxchadSee More
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thanks for the replies matt. can't wait to get these and i'm excited to try these out.
my painting is currently outsourced to other competent individuals :) but it would be vcolor, rit dye etc. so i'm looking…"
"some questions from sb:
1) how long will it store before becoming thicker and needing the addition of a thinner agent?
2) it states that using the clear coat is mandatory....what if i don't want a clear coat? Will it just make the paint less…"