LifeColor Acrylic Hobby Colours

Water soluble acrylic colours for modelling and hobby. Life Color is excellent for paint brushing or airbrushing on plastic, resin, metal, vinyl, wood, cloth and ceramic.
Click here to view the range of Life Color acrylics and brushes.

The LifeColour range includes:

Nationality Reference
LifeColor acrylics offer a series of camouflage colours particularly useful for scale modellers. Click on the links below to find all colours for each nationality/category.

Colour Comparison:
Click on the code types or brands below to see all matching LifeColor. Or for a particular code, click on
Advanced Search, tick the Search in Products Description box and enter the code in the Search Descrption, eg 'FS 37038', 'BS381C 642' 'RAL 9005', 'Humbrol 33', 'Molak 37038', 'Xtra Color X404', 'Testor 1749', 'Tamiya XF1', 'Gunze H12' . Then press the Search button.

Using Life Colour

  1. Clean surfaces to be painted
  2. For airbrushing, dilute the colour to a milky consistency using water or LifeColor Thinner.
  3. Airbrush at very low pressures (Iwata airbrushes give the best performance and atomisation at low pressures.)
  4. Apply colour in thin coats with a brush or airbrush
  5. Allow to dry completely between coats
  6. Clean your airbrush with airbrush cleaner and flush through with water
Acrylic agents for weathering models. Simple and effective. The new Tensocrom is a solution of pigments in a special medium, which can be glazed over any brand of colour to shade, dirty or age the model, ehance its details or make it chromatically uneven. Tensocrom can be applied with a paint brush or an airbrush.

Using Tensocrom

  1. For airbrushing, you may use Tensocrom pure or diluted with with water.
  2. Airbrush at very low pressures. (Iwata airbrushes give the best performance and atomisation at low pressures.)
  3. Apply glaze on surface with a brush or airbrush. The glaze must be almost transparent for best results.
  4. The glaze dries very fast.
  5. You may enhance the effect with repeated applications.
  6. Clean your airbrush with airbrush cleaner and flush through with water

You may modify the Tensocrom colours to your desired shade with any LifeColor colours. You may also mix any LifeColor with the pure Tensocrom Medium TSC 201 to create weathering glazes.

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