Armco paintjob….with Hairspray!

I’m trying out this “Hairspray” technique which the armour modellers use to get the faded and chipping paint effect.  I applied some initial ramdom “underneath” colors and then gave it a blast of hairspray followed by another thicker coat of top colors.  The idea being that when water is now applied to the top coat it reacts with the hairspray underneath and by rubbing the top coat with a toothpick it will loosen the top coat and expose the colors underneath – it sounds all too easy, so we shall see !   Pictures below show the first coat with the hairspray applied – these appear more glossy.  The next set of pics with a more  matt appearance is the top coat.  I’ll let this dry a while and then get to work with the toothpick – so more later!

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