Spray time


Undercoat.

Grey primer (spray paint) was used as the final undercoat, flatted back before the topcoat.All the main sections were sprayed: dome (not shown), neckcage, shoulders and skirt/base.


 


Silver base coat


Silver basecoat and two-pack lacquer...

A silver basecoat was sprayed over the primer. This basecoat gave good coverage but was lacking in gloss. It is customary in the automotive industry to apply a layer of clear lacquer over metallic basecoats to add extra shine. That is what we did here.Notice the other Dalek in the background. He was primed with yellow spray putty, then rubbed down before the grey primer coat was added. Eventually he was also sprayed up in silver and two-pack lacquer.