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3D Printed Tiki Statue

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  • Tools & Supplies:

    • Gloves
    • Rag
    • Paint Brush
    • 3D Printer
    • White PLA Filament
3D Tiki Statue After
  1. Print 3D statue by following instructions for 3D printer. White PLA filament was used. 
  2. Prep 3D print by cleaning it. Wear gloves to prevent oils from fingers or fingerprints. 
  3. Spray body of statue with a coat of primer. Allow primer to dry. Follow drying instructions. 
  4. Spray a coat of CreateFX Gold Enamel Spray and let dry per product directions. 
  5. When completely dry, use a paint brush to apply CreateFX Maple Acrylic Wash to entire body of statue. Let dry for a few minutes. 
  6. Use rag to wipe away excess acrylic wash. NotE: Concentration of acrylic wash in grooves of statue create a weathered look. 
  7. A top coat can be applied, but to avoid a glossy look, try CreateFX Dullcote Spray Lacquer.