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Carlosee1974

How do I highlight panel joins?

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Hi Carlosee1974, this is how I do mine. I find it quick and easy.

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Gouache, tap water and kitchen roll.

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Mix the gouache with a little water and gently rub on. Let it dry for a few minutes.

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Wipe off with a clean piece of tissue.

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You might have to revisit any sections your not happy with. If you apply too much, just rub it off with a damp tissue.

Hope this helps, Joe.

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Hello there...

There's a section on Britmodeller called Tips and Tricks - if you look at that or do a search for washes, as they're called, you'll find all sorts of posts on this subject. Some of them lead you to useful links such as this one:

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=using+washes+on+models&oq=using+washes+on+models&gs_l=youtube.3...466.13562.0.14365.22.22.0.0.0.0.352.3053.7j12j2j1.22.0...0.0...1ac.1.11.youtube.nTTFa-1WwsU

Have a read, have a watch, have a go...and get ready for the influx of posts warning you not to overdo it!

HTH,

Dean

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That's good advice by Dean. I should have said gouache can stain the paint. Gloss paint is less prone to staining. Always try it out first on a small section to make sure your happy with the result.

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