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Hey everyone and welcome to another one of my custom action figure tutorials! This week we'll be taking my own step-by-step approach on painting worn battle armor and working with metallics. You can find tons of other painting/metallic tutorials out there, especially on a lot of the custom and Gundam forums I have listed on my Links page. That being said this guide covers only the specific steps and techniques I personally use, so please treat it as a set of guidelines only. The demo custom is my 6" Marvel Legends scale Fallout 3 Power Suit. You may remember I made a Sigma 6 scale one that was 8", and most of the same techniques I used there are applied to this guide.
We'll be using these paints for this guide:
The main paints that can be used to replicate the paint style on this figure are: Testors paints Gunmetal, Flat Black, Flat White, Dark Gray, and clear blue. Formula P3 Quicksilver/Vallejo Silver, and Games Workshop Mithril Silver, Tin Bitz.
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