Originally Posted by sixfins
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