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Best varnish to preserve metallic effects?


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HandsWithLegs

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I have a thing I'm painting with a lot of metallic effects on it, and because there is some rubbing pieces I need to put a clear varnish coat on it to protect the paint. What kind of varnish works best to preserve the shine of the metal? Satin? Semi-gloss?

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I'd say Satin varnishes, it's what I use on my models, and it seems to not affect metallics at all.


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I second satin varnish. I use the Vallejo one. It is also usable for airbus if you thin it a bit. Never had issues. Also use it because of metallic.




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