Lifecolor Acrylic Primer Paint Set...
...from Lifecolor, in stock with The Airbrush Company, the UK importers
The latest set of colours to come from Lifecolor is a set of 6 Primers. These are high pigment acrylic colours, mainly for external colours of basic colours for German and Allied AFVs, including a white for the interior. I tried them out and brush painted some small scale models, a Zvezda 1/100 Pz 38(t), 2 x 15mm scale Plastic Soldier Company (PSC) Shermans and 3 x 15mm A9/A10 also from PSC. As ever, the pots should be shaken to ensure the paint is well mixed as pigment will settle in the pot. Once this was done I brush painted each colour onto a separate model. For the purposes of this exercise I used the interior white on the external surfaces of a Sherman. Brush painted, the colours went on very nicely and with good coverage. As ever, the white could do with a second coat if you want a solid colour finish, but as a primer that doesn't really matter. The Panzer Grey and Yellow as well as the Olive Drab are straightforward while I found the Burned Base and Red Brown interesting base colours. As primers, they make a good base for the adhesion of the final camouflage colours, rather than straight onto the bare plastic of the kit itself.
LifeColor Primer Set (22ml x 6) [LC-PS01] £22.20 inc.VAT
LifeColor are water soluble acrylic colours for modelling and hobby. LifeColor is excellent for paint brushing or airbrushing on plastic, resin, metal, vinyl, wood, cloth and ceramic.
This set includes (6 x 22ml):
BC01 Primer Panzer Dark Grey
BC02 Primer Red Brown
BC03 Primer Olive Drab
BC04 Primer Tank Interior
BC05 Primer Burned Base
BC06 Primer Panzer Yellow
Water soluble acrylic colours for modelling and hobby. LifeColor is excellent for paint brushing or airbrushing on plastic, resin, metal, vinyl, wood, cloth and ceramic.
1.Clean surfaces to be painted
2.For airbrushing, dilute the colour to a milky consistency using water or LifeColor Thinner.
3.Airbrush at very low pressures. (Iwata airbrushes give the best performance and atomisation at low pressures.)
4.Apply colour in thin coats with a brush or airbrush
5.Allow to dry completely between coats
6.Clean your airbrush with airbrush cleaner and flush through with water