Looking for a flat paint finish

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New Member
I am painting sandstone cliffs on my layout. I've just used standard acrylic paint but the result is too shiny when the light hits it. I have tried Testor's Dullcoat and it looks the same as before I started.

The top part of each cliff was carved out of Foam Scultpture block, which has a sandy, flat finish. The tops don't match the bottoms of the cliffs, which are pink insulation foam with acrylic paint. Any ideas?


New Member
That's a good idea. I found this that I think I'll try next:
Modern Masters DP609 Clear Decorative Painter’s Acrylic Dead Flat Varnish

I am hoping that the "Dead Flat" is accurate.

Ash Pit

Active Member
I have been using Micro Mark's Micro Lux Acrylics and like them very much. Their selection is limited. I also use Acrilicos Vallejo and like them too.


Well-Known Member
For scenery I use the Behr paints from HD. I think the sample bottles of paint are worth it.


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