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    Question Noob question about supersculpey

    I recently began sculpeting with super sculpey. My question is after I bake it, what is a good paint to use on it. Im looking for something thats dries off in kind of a matte finish. Any suggestions?


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    How about airbrush acrylics?
    If you don't have an airbrush, you can use regular brushes as well, but the finish won't be as smooth.
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    Yep..acrylics are the way to go. They dry quick and are easy to use. I use cheap craft paints from department stores because they are about right for painting sculptures...not too thick or too watery. Also, they are cheap and comes in lot of colors. I recommend spraying the sculpture with a matte sealant so the paint won't scratch off.

    If you don't have airbrush, you can try dry-brushing for highlights.

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    My tutor told us that to use dilute the acrylics so that it's thin enough to 'drip off the brush', then apply in layers. This way the paint won't leave any unwanted texture.

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    Thanks so much for your answers everyone. Acrylics seem to be the best all around, any specific brands you guys would recomend? Also any recomendations and/or tips for human skintones?

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    I use Delta Ceramcoat, its cheap sometimes you can find it on sale for $0.99 a bottle, and its usually at every craft type store... Human skin-tone... i use Naples Yellow, white, and a little drop of red, find a variation of those three you like, for a more Tan color use a little brown...

    hope that helps!

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