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Hi there! So, last night I used Games Workshop Matte Coat to seal my painted models, and this morning...horrors! The 'matte' spray had turned a crusty white powdery layer. Even a hair dryer couldn't undo the damage. They looked like they were dunked in salt water and left to dry.
But...! All is not lost! Get yourself a good can of 'Dupli-Color Auto Spray' gloss clear color, and a quick spray softens and clears up the matte coat! Then lightly re-matte when it dries! Neato, huh?
See, the solvents in the automobile spray are so powerful it softens the paints and matte coat. In fact, if you touch them while they are still wet, the pigments will come off. But it will dry MORE POWERFUL THAN HUMANLY IMAGINABLE! Lol!
Hope this spares some of you the heartbreak of repainting your minis!
a-ha...another victim of GW's Purity Seal (or whatever they call it in your country). I gave that back really quickly and am now happily using Krylon Crystal clear.
glad you were able to fix ur problems, but remember to spray a test mini next time, whatever spray you use.
I had this happen to me once...
I realized that it was due to me having rinsed the mini off earlier to get rid of the dust before finishing the paint job..
Still had a little moisture that I missed before the spray...
Oops.. But good to know tip to fix.