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Fast Panel Lines

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DAVE CAMERON

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Having painted and weathered your model, take a flat sanding pad and very gently rub along the raised panel lines. Depending on how many coats of paint you've applied you can rub back to a lower layer or to the base plastic. The base colour should usually be darker than your top coat for this to work properly. This gives a great effect if you can't etch the panel lines in.


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