Mr. Hobby, also known as GSI CREOS, is a Japanese manufacturer of hobby tools, from those aimed at beginners who are just starting to catering to the needs of the most demanding builders.
Hobby paints work similar to other kind of paints, by which there's a pigment bound to a resin floating on a solvent, which will be the foundation for the paint naming scheme. The main difference when compared to other paints used in areas such as woodworking is the pigment size, which is far smaller in paints used in scale model, no matter the brand, a fact that allows us to paint scale models without hiding details.
The Mr. Hobby Mr. Color line of paints are all lacquer paints, which means they're incredibly toxic and require personal protection equipment, the most important piece being a respirator with organic vapour filtering capabilities. This doesn't mean we should handle them without care and so gloves and/or protective goggles are recomended.
In exchange for these added requirements when using them we get the most resistant paint available for scale models, with unmatched shine and colour range. They're also the easiest type of paint to work with when doing certain airbrush techniques, such as metallic or candy coating.
While there are plenty of characteristics you may use to classify them, the easiest and most concise way to do is by checking for these three main points
MechaUniverse is an authorized seller of Mr. Hobby paints, ideal for scale models with a nearly unmatched array of colours and features.
We ship from Barcelona to all countries in the European Union with a flat rate for specific countries such as Italy, Germany, France, and Portugal. Our delivery times are between 24h to 72h hours.
You can find reviews on our eKomi website and on Google Reviews.
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