Model Car Painting

Check out our Complete Guide to Painting and Finishing Scale Plastic Models: How to paint a model car. Step-by-step instructions, from bare plastic to polished and waxed masterpiece.

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Spray paint a model car, using spray can
Spray paint a model car, using spray can

How to Paint Using a Spray Can
Basic application of a solid-color paint job for a model car, with a few examples of finished models at the end of the video. The finished Renault Alpine A310 being painted in this video can be viewed at Music by Kevin MacLeod More tips & techniques, plus 1/24 scale model buildups and reviews:

How to Paint Flames on Model Cars
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Beginner's Guide: Getting a better finish on your models
As requested - this is the first in a new series for new modellers or inexperienced guys looking to improve. A quick look at the basic core techniques behind getting the model right, before the paint goes on, to improve the finish of the model. Getting a nice, clean, smooth surface finish BEFORE you paint the model is the key to being able to get a perfect paint finish. If the plastic underneath is rough and cut up then no paintjob will cover it up. This video also covers the basic tools for construction.