H85 Flat Sail Color Aqueous Hobby Color is a very safe paint that has a high degree of user-friendliness. Aqueous Hobby Color paint can be diluted with water if desired, while paint brushes can be cleaned and washed out in the water. Ensuring that this is before the paint is dry. The solvent contained in Aqueous Hobby Color paint is very mild.
It provides a glossy texture and great leveling qualities (ie the smoothness of coated film of paint), resulting in a very good level of painted finish. In particular, the gloss level achieved with the use of Aqueous Hobby Color gloss paints is excellent.
Gloss levels obtained using gloss coat Aqueous Hobby Colors can be adjusted with H-40 Flat Base mix approximately 5% of H-40 Flat Base to convert gloss colors to a matt finish, or 5 to 10% for a semi-gloss finish. The percentage of Flat Base used can be adjusted to vary the amount of gloss level obtained.
It is not required to dilute Aqueous Hobby Color for brush painting as a basic rule, but if using an airbrush to spray Aqueous Hobby Color, weaken the paint with 100 to 150% Mr. Aqueous Hobby Color Thinner (T-110 or T-111).
When brush painting, generally 1 to 2 coats are recommended, and 2 to 3 coats when using an airbrush. If painting a light color over a darker base surface, more layers of paint may be required.