Model Behavior: Applying Water Slide Decals

Kayte and Norm have fun applying some freeform water slide decals on two plastic figures, experimenting with different application techniques for getting the decals to stick on perfectly. What are your tips for working with water slide decals?

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7 thoughts on “Model Behavior: Applying Water Slide Decals

  1. I think the gist was something like “…even in a world of so many decals you can make your own…”

  2. With the softener, more coats are better. That big decal on the backpack of the trooper was all wrinkled, but 2-3 more coats would eliminate that, and sort of dissolve the clear rim outside the edges. It also helps the decal lay into recesses and conform to complex curves.

  3. do you use the setter first then the softener? or the softener first?. i do a lot of custom paint work on gundams

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