Coloring 3D Printed Objects

Adding Color

A comparison of coloring 3D printed objects

Pro:

  • Easy to apply
  • Con:

  • Paint coverage

  • How many coats is applied?

    Two coats of acrylic paint.

    Pro:

  • Little shine
  • Fix the paint coverage from the acrylic
  • Con:

  • Long process
  • How many coats is applied?

    Two coats of acrylic paint and one coat with acrylic crystal clear.

    Pro:

  • Fast Process
  • Con:

  • Glossy
  • Does not paint small inside areas
  • Dull
  • How many coats is applied?

    One coat of spray paint.

    Pro:

  • Less materials
  • Fast process
  • Con:

  • Can not reach small inside areas
  • How many coats is applied?

    One coat of sharpie.

    Pro:

  • Easy to apply
  • Glossy
  • Con:

  • Heavy smell
  • How many coats is applied?

    One coat of nail polish.

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