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Painting White Interiors?

June 5 2006 at 8:51 AM
Scott Dimmick  (Login SEDimmick)
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Any suggestions on how to paint white interior so it doesnt look "too bright"? I've experimented with a couple different techniques, but haven't found something I'm happy with.

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david nickels
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My method

June 5 2006, 9:13 AM 

Is to spray the interior with a dark grey color (or even brown) and then spray the white lightly on top, leaving dark edges around the panels and pieces. For the areas closest to hatches I make the color stronger and more solid, but for the far away areas, I keep it darker so they just sort of fade into the darkness. Also I never use pure white, but save that for a few choice highlights or drybrushing.

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Mike Starmer
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Toned down colours.

June 6 2006, 1:30 PM 

Model white is too bright, add a small part of light grey and cream, just a touch. With black which is too intense, a touch of dark grey does the trick. I found the enamal Revell 9 is just right as black.

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