Can-you-thin-tamiya-acrylic-paint-with-water, thinning tamiya paint with water vs isopropyl. posted by drgonzo on tuesday, march 15, 2011 9:06 am sorry if this subject feels like it has been beaten to death already, but i'm just getting back into the hobby and i'm still getting my feet wet with the airbrush. i gave up on enamels because of the mess to clean up and the smell, and i'm quite .... Word of caution: if you are airbrushing, you should use tamiya's thinner because it has an acrylic retarder which slows down the drying time. otherwise, your paint may dry in the air before it reaches the model., i use tamiya's acrylic paints for 98% of my work. to thin i use tamiya x-20a or testor model master acryl thinner #50496, i pay 4.99 for a 118ml bottle, both with great results. if i am going to shoot tamyia paint, i find that most can be shot right from the bottle with no thinning! happy painting!.
A couple tips and tricks aimed at beginners on using tamiya acrylic paint with ease. similarly to the testor's video, this is not a "how to" or "tutorial". i just want to show the average person ..., how i mix tamiya acrylic paint for airbrushing 2 parts paint to 1 part thinner mix well and your ready to airbrush its just that easy..
Too much moisture can leave your acrylic paint looking thin; too little may not have much of an effect at all. to significantly thin your paint, pour water into a container with your paint and use your brush to mix the water and paint together. be sure you thoroughly distribute the water throughout your acrylic., substitute for tamiya acrylic thinner. posted by chrisk-k on wednesday, march 21, 2012 11:39 am my quick google search reveals that people use mineral spirits, alcohol and even windshield wash fluid as a substitute for the tamiya thinner. do they actually work?.
Painting with acrylics for beginners by nancy reyner. although many of the materials used in acrylic painting–paint, brushes, mediums, and a surface–will be familiar to any painter, to approach acrylic in the same way you would oil or watercolor, for example, would inhibit you from exploiting the medium’s full capabilities., hi everyone, ive been doing a gradual switchover from enamels to acrylic paints for my jet modeling. i do not like the cleanup involved with enamels. there seems to be dissention on what the best airbrush thinner to use on acrylic paint and i am hoping to gain some clarity. i own acrylic paint fr...