Let me start off by saying that I applied techniques learned from Ron and his excellent posts over at From the Warp. I draw much insight from Ron's work, but these two following articles in particular formed the method which I applied to these Predators:
I took the regular household sponge. I cut it into a manageable size, small enough to use on the Predator frame and large enough to be held comfortably.
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This creates the background which allows the metal to shine through. Furthermore it creates the effect of a coat of primer paint being revealed under the finish paint at the lighter points of a scrape or scratch.
If you have any questions or other advice on improving my technique, please leave a comment.
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