Beginner prop build-Any ideas?

Discussion in 'Replica Props' started by NewbieProps, May 18, 2012.

  1. NewbieProps

    NewbieProps New Member

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    I just bought a resin kit unpainted as a little warm up for a prop build it cost me £36 pounds inc postage and should come in a few weeks ill update with pics.
    Link to the site I got it from:
    Battlestar Galactica Series 2 FN 5-7 Movie cast resin prop kit

    This will be my first ever project (if you can call it that) and i was wondering if any more experienced prop makers had any ideas for a beginner prop build.
     
    Last edited: May 20, 2012
  2. division 6

    division 6 Master Member

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    Wash in warm water with a degreaser like DAWN soap to remove mold release and any other oils that may be on the surface.
    If the water is to hot it will soften and warp the resin.

    Clean up seams, bubbles, etc.

    Primer then do more clean up, primer until everything is to your liking.
    Paint.

    For primer I use Dupli-color automotive primer, don't know if you have that brand in the UK.
     
  3. Alan Castillo

    Alan Castillo Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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  4. NewbieProps

    NewbieProps New Member

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    Thankyou for the tips on my resin kit:)
     
  5. Berserk

    Berserk Well-Known Member

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  6. NewbieProps

    NewbieProps New Member

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    Any specific paint i should use?
     

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