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I've read enough information about craft paints to go ahead and try it out, but I have one question that I never saw an answer to.

How much to make?. Do I just make it in single batches, like what fits in a single paint bottle, or can I mix up a whole bottle  for use anytime?

If mixing a 50/50 batch and, my math is correct, if I mix a 2 oz. bottle of craft paint with 1 oz. of Pledge as thinner, I get a 3 oz. bottle of paint

right?. Comments

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That isn't a 50 50 mix. You want 1 part paint to 1 equal part of thinner to have a 50 50 mix.

. So if you are using 2 ozs of paint you need 2 ozs of thinner.

Russ

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Don't start to think that a 50:50 ratio will ALWAYS do the trick for craft paint... it's a good starting point, but I have tried 50:50 and found that I still needed more thinner, to get it through my airbrush and atomize well.

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I've never been good at math,L.O.L. So, it's still really trial and error to get the best results. Does the type or model of airbrush matter? I have a well used Badger Crescendo, not ratty but vintage, any thoughts on this. I haven't started my use of craft paint experience. Comments

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I have a question. Why did you post this question in the Tips and Tricks section??? :blink:

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I mix tons up especially black since I use that a lot,  never any problems with it sitting around, been using the same mixed paint for over a year now. 

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