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Old Oct 20, 2012, 11:27 PM
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figuring it out...sort of!
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Originally Posted by sixfins View Post
I'm building a "lil ripper" and want to paint it for color, but want to cover with tape for strength. My question to all you pros is, should I paint the foam then apply tape or tape first, then paint?
I paint with an airbrush using acrylics water based then tape to protect my colors. Paper of most times. If I leave the paper on then markers or colored pencils then tape. depends on if I'm building for durability or weight. Oh and by no way am I any kind of 'expert"

here are some examples...all are of course dollar tree or as I call it HobbyTree Foamboard
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