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Start with three Goblins, painted (poorly) with MSP. (Reaper bones Goblins 20024) Then give two of them two coats each of Liquitex Gloss Varnish - Artist Acrylic 6208, with 3 hours between each coat. Shiny! They're dry, but don't look like it. The spearman is the Control (unvarnished). Next, the Matte sealers. The Spearman is still the control. The archer was given a coat of Liquitex Matte Varnish - Artist Acrylic 5216. The Liquitex Matte goes on just like the Liquitex Gloss, its milky and tranlucent, and prone to bubbling. I have to give it a good coating, then go bac
Anything I should know before coating my painted bones figures to protect them? I'm using liquitex matte varnish - as a brush on, too humid to spray here. I've not had any problems with it before just want to make sure there's not anything special I need to know about bonesium tm before I finish this figure.
So I've been playing around with what varnish's I like over the last few months and finally settled on Vallejo Matte over a Liquitex Gloss. The mini ends up very well protected and the Vallejo is an amazing matte, at first. The problem comes with handling. The matte eventually turns satin. I can easily duplicate this effect by simply rubbing hard over an area a few times after I've let the Matte dry. Anyone familiar with Vallejo that could help me figure this out?