I make many of my puppets with polymer clay, which allows for great detail, but much of the detail gets obscured when I paint them with hobby acrylic paints. The layers to achieve a proper opacity are too thick. Can anyone recommend a brand or type of paint usable with polymer clay that preserves fine detail  without sacrificing boldness of color? Thank you in advance.
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By Shawn on Apr 6, 2020, 8:05 AM
Craft paints don't have as much pigment in them because they are kept at a low price point.  The pigment is what drives the price up.  The more pigment you have in a paint the better for coverage. Artist acrylic paints cost more but have more pigment in them. Have a look at this article. https://thebluebottletree.com/painting-polymer-clay/
By Gordius on Apr 11, 2020, 11:38 AM
Thank you for the link. It appears I have quite a bit of experimenting to do.
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