Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 04:18 AM UTC
Ammo has announced an acrylic water based paint set for creating the original and famous Black & White technique created by Jose Luis Lopez.
This innovative set is designed to create the Black & White (B&W) technique, producing realistic highlights and shadows as well as dramatic lighting effects.

It comes with a leaflet explaining step by step the basics of the technique with the included products. For in depth explanation you can get also his book, that was reviewed here by Roman

The set includes also the brand new A.MIG-2016 Transparator, a product that is mixed with Ammo paints and adds transparency, hence easing to achieve the B&W effect. You can see here how it works.

For all who wanted to recreate the impressive work of Jose Luis Lopez, now there is no excuse to try.
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So this set could be used for the white-over-grey winter camo?
SEP 26, 2015 - 12:07 PM
I might be too old school for this, but does this set include bottles of black, grey and white paint. An a bottle of clear? I can understand special colour sets for e.g. german armour, but who needs this set???
SEP 26, 2015 - 03:48 PM
Hmm.....Transparator, is this the new word for clear varnish. Things must be getting desperate on the new ideas for products front.
SEP 26, 2015 - 05:10 PM
mat, it's for selling stuff. It's somewhat unnecessary, but people do buy unnecessary things.
SEP 26, 2015 - 11:02 PM
A lot of Harley owners will buy everything with the Harley logo whether it actually enhances how your bike performs or handles. Just sayin'.
SEP 26, 2015 - 11:08 PM
so this is actually 50 shades of grey, for men...with stirring balls . All jokes aside, I'll pass on this, I'll stick to Tamiya XF1 and XF2.
SEP 26, 2015 - 11:52 PM
As far as I know, the new product is not a bottle of black or white, that we all have, but the "transparator" that allows a better transparency without affecting the rest of the paint's properties. I have not tried mixing paint with clear coat to see if it gives the same effect, but I guess it will not. As for winter camo, it comes with washable white so yes, it can be done as well
SEP 27, 2015 - 05:04 AM
In this case it is a great product
SEP 27, 2015 - 01:24 PM
"Transparator"... I use to thin the paint some more and play with the pressure and needle travel distance to achieve the same effect. Still, this might make things easier for the beginners, I guess.
SEP 27, 2015 - 02:21 PM

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