Sealing Oils Weathering?

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Sealing Oils Weathering?

Post by DeltaVee » Sat Jan 28, 2017 9:43 pm

If your paint with acrylics and weather with oils, what kind of clear coat can you seal it all with?

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Post by starmanmm » Tue Jan 31, 2017 7:54 am

I would say that once you given the oils P L E N T Y of time to dry (to me, like a week) I would just lightly spray them to seal them and you should be fine. That is how I had done it.
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Post by eeun » Tue Jan 31, 2017 12:47 pm

I've used Testor's Dullcoat for years over oil/acrylic combinations.
Some are 20+ years old, still holding up fine.

For nearly as long my process has been:

Acrylics -> Future Floor Acrylic -> Oils and other weathering -> Dullcoat
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Post by Kylwell » Tue Jan 31, 2017 1:15 pm

I have used Testor's acrylic flat coat, JW & Etc's matte varnish, and (my favorite) Alclad II's Klear Kote Flat.

I usually put dabs of the oils onto cardboard to help wick away some of the oil to help them cure faster.
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Post by nkuzmik » Sat Mar 04, 2017 6:20 pm

eeun wrote:I've used Testor's Dullcoat for years over oil/acrylic combinations.
Some are 20+ years old, still holding up fine.

For nearly as long my process has been:

Acrylics -> Future Floor Acrylic -> Oils and other weathering -> Dullcoat
And the Future will hold up to the q-tip+thinner to clean off extra dabs of oil from the wash coat? Not doubting, just making sure I understand the order of operations.
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Post by Rogue Leader » Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:36 pm

I airbrush Tamiya's XF-86 flat clear acrylic over oil washes without any troubles. I give the wash at least 3 days to dry before clear coating. Hopefully my latest build video gives you an idea of the "flatness" of the finish.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-dK3rc1Izk

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Post by Lt. Z0mBe » Mon Mar 06, 2017 1:10 pm

nkuzmik wrote:
eeun wrote:I've used Testor's Dullcoat for years over oil/acrylic combinations.
Some are 20+ years old, still holding up fine.

For nearly as long my process has been:

Acrylics -> Future Floor Acrylic -> Oils and other weathering -> Dullcoat
And the Future will hold up to the q-tip+thinner to clean off extra dabs of oil from the wash coat? Not doubting, just making sure I understand the order of operations.
If by "thinner" you mean turpentine for oil paints or mineral spirits for oils and enamels, then yes you are fine. However if you mean lacquer thinner, then that's a big "NO!" ;)

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