Acrylic or Enamel paint???

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    Acrylic or Enamel paint???

    hi,
    sorry IF this is a silly question but I'm new to painting etc....
    I've just bought my 1st Boba Fett helmet. do I use Acrylic or Enamel paint???
    and can I paint one on top of the other etc etc....???? also is one better for liquid masks ?
    thanks and sorry for being stupid

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    Re: Acrylic or Enamel paint???

    Enamel

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    Re: Acrylic or Enamel paint???

    thanks for the help.

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    Re: Acrylic or Enamel paint???

    I used acrylic spray paints, and they worked great. I think it may depend on if your going to airbrush or use rattle cans etc and whats available to you, but they are both good choices. just stick with either all enamels or all acrylics - mixing them together can cause the paints to react. Peace

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    Re: Acrylic or Enamel paint???

    for us european guys ENAMEL is the best choice, wide color range and best availability

    just my 5c

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