In a few weeks I'm going to begin painting a few Koubu F kits that I
brought back from Japan with me, and in preparation to paint I picked
up a fair number of Mr. Color and Hobby Color paints from
Rainbow-Ten. I'm using the Mr. Color paints because I'm continuing one
kit and starting another, so I figured I might as well stay
consistent. The Hobby Color paints are for a Gundam kit I'm prepping.
Now with Hobby Color paints, which are water based, I imagine they
don't dry nearly as quickly and only need additional water as thinner.
Any special type of water? Distilled water, filtered, or regular tap
Then there are the Mr. Color paints which are lacquers. When I used
them before I added GSI's Mr. Color Thinner 50, but never found
retardant. Short of ordering this from Japan as well, what materials
could be picked up in the US that are compatible in terms of