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Don Yost Paint Part II--Enamel vs. Acrylic....

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From last time...I am experimenting with airbrushing enamel paints, something I have done very little of since returning to this hobby.
To date I have been using mostly acrylic and lacquer for color coats; Acrylic, at least Jacquard's, is water soluble and binds well to plastic; it won't attack styrene, and it won't stink up the house. Airbrushing enamels on the other hand have bad memories for me. Growing up I recall that enamels clogged my airbrush (my brother and I mowed a lot of lawns to buy the thing), literally to the point of tears! Enamel seemed impossibly hard to thin correctly, stunk up the house like no one's business, and was very difficult to clean up, especially when spilled all over the basement floor! 
Fast forward 4 decades, and enamels are back!  Everything changed after I bought a series of How-To DVD's by master modeler DonYost.  Turns out, Yost is an unabashed proponent of enamels as the best paint formula for modeling. It would be unfair for me …

SUNDAYTHINGS

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A verdadeira pizza
na Presto Pizza Rua da Fábrica, 56, Porto

I LIKE LOW COST!

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O achado da semana!
Na feira da vandoma

ONE OF THESE DAYS

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