thanks for the tips guys. I'll try something today and post results.
It's the Jagermeister Alfa and the instructions actually call for the script to be done in chrome silver while the valve cover is done in flat aluminum. I figured change it up a bit. I'm building the car as a challenge between myself and a few other friends to see if we can build a model box stock (no detail parts added). I thought dark green would be a nice touch as I'm probably not painting the car orange like the box.