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Aleph Null

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #30 on: November 18, 2019, 10:40:37 AM »
By the way, any one tried using mod podge for image transfer? How did it go? Is it possible to get a smooth finish like on water slide decals?

I've used Mod Podge with water slide decals and printer paper. The only way to get a smooth finish is to sand it down and polish after you build it up. Mod Podge will give you a satin to low gloss finish at best. If you want I gloss finish, you'll have to apply an acrylic clear coat on top of it.

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Re: Graphics
« Reply #31 on: November 18, 2019, 04:44:03 PM »
I used GAC 200 for laser image transfers. Found waterborne lacquers applied with an airbrush the best clearcoat, sealant. Acrylic mediums like Mod Podge, GAC200, pva's, will reabsorb water go milky looking if not sealed.
Can easily get any type of finish luster you'd like with the lacquers.

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