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About Gesso

-Effects of undercoats
When you paint EVA foam, paint a undercoat.
The effects are as follows.

-Color becomes well.
-It becomes hard to come off.
-Gloss comes out well.
-You can save quantity of the paint.

-About Gesso
Gesso is a undercoat for acrylic paint.
It's thick requid.
Gesso has no smels. Then feel flee to use in rooms.

-Store:Art supplies shop
-Price:300ml (There are some size) 1500Yen (about 80Yen = 1doller)
It's sold all over the world.

Color of Gesso are white and black.
Name of white commodity is "Gesso". Name of white commodity is "Black Gesso".
If you make light color, use "Gesso". If you make dark color, use "Black Gesso".

Usage is very easy.
It's only painting object with paint brush.
Paint brush by water after using.

There are some size bottle.There is alos refill pack.
or

-How to paint
Paint Gesso(or Black Gesso) to EVA foam twice or three times.


Dry it about 2 ~ 6 hours.
Paint lacquer paint(Bottle lacquer paint,Lacquer Spray) or acrylic paint.
Desiccate for about 1 hours after painting.
It's good to desiccate for 1 day.
Below things are sample painted by various combination.




Example.
Paint Gesso(or Black Gesso) to EVA foam twice or three times.


Paint lacquer paint(Bottle lacquer paint,Lacquer Spray) or acrylic paint.
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After painting, glosses such as above photos are appered somewhat
If you want to make more glosses, use Gel medium together.

About Gel medium
Gel medium is undercoat for acrylic paint too.
Contents is white pastes.
It became cleare color and strongly glosses when dried.
Gel medium has no smels such as Gesso too.Then feel flee to use in rooms.

-Store:Art supplies shop
-Price:300ml 1500Yen (about 100Yen = 1dollar)(There are some sizes.)
It's sold all over the world.


How to use.
Paint Gesso(or Black Gesso) to EVA foam twice or three times.
When Gesso dried, paint Gel medium with brush.


Desiccate for 4 or 5 hours. It becoms clear color.
3.Paint lacquer paint(Bottle lacquer paint,Lacquer Spray) or acrylic paint.


After painting.




Example.
Paint Gesso(or Black Gesso) to EVA foam twice or three times.


When Gesso dried, paint Gel medium with brush.


Painting was completed.
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supplementation.
This is a sample of all combination.




-Paints you should use
[Lacquer spray]
-Store:D.I.Y shop
-Price:200Yen (about 100Yen = 1dollar) ~ 800Yen (about 100Yen = 1dollar)



[Lacquer spray for hobby]
-Store:toy shops
-Price:500Yen (about 100Yen = 1dollar)



[Bottle lacquer paint]
-Store:toy syops
-Price:120Yen (about 100Yen = 1dollar)

These are popular paints for painting plastic models in Japan.
The commodity of this photo is Japanese commodity.
But, I think there must be similar things in outside of Japan.



[Acrylic paint]
-Store:Art supplies shop
-Price:300Yen~ (about 100Yen = 1dollar)

Affinity of is so good
acrylic paint is affinity to Gesso and Gel medium.
Variation of colors and beaty are more better than above paints.
There are some blands.But there are few difference between blands.
You should use by your liking.



Tools used in painting
Details are here.

Attention at the time of work
Let's consider the following things for accident prevention and health.

-When it uses a thing including the thinner(Bond, lacquer thinner etc) and the spray, make good ventilation.
And wear a gas mask and .
<-I'm using this mask.

-When you toast mterials etc, make good ventilation.
And don't breathe smoke, don't put smoke in your eyes, wear a gas mask.

-When you dig mterials etc with Soldering iron, make good ventilation.
And don't breathe smoke, don't put smoke in your eyes, wear a gas mask.

-Do not use the lighter and tools with heart near the things which are easy to burn such as paint or thinner Bond.

-Turn off an outlet and the switch of the tool as soon as you have finished using it.

-Read labels of materials and tools carefully, and understand how to use.

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