SCan I spray paint over existing paint?

I'm trying to paint a 1:35 Centurion in desert camo with Humbrol desert tan spray paint, but there are two possible probems;

The origional pieces from the sprue are all a very, very, dark green, but me grandad's tank was desert coloured. Also, I have already painted one thin layer of paint over one side before realising that painting bright yellow mixed with buff over dark green looks bad. 

Given that all paints involced are acrylic, can I still spray over the model to get a desert base coat?

John Symmons

977 posts

Hi Owens.

 

Basically; yes you can but if you've already used Acrylic paint it can be removed with Meths and water without afecting the model. Then you could start afresh with a decent primer coat. Hope this helps.

 

Remember we do this for fun                               John the Pom

spadgent

119 posts

yes.  i've done it with a eurofighter and made a coustom scheme.

put somepics on when it is done.  i like tanks

what!! 11 o'clock already! i should realy stop modeling and get to bed.

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