How to Remove Paint From Action Figures

Written by camille baron
  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share
  • Email

Painting and decorating action figures is a hobby shared by millions of people. You cannot change the paint on an action figure by painting over the original colour. You have to remove the original paint prior to applying a new colour.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Other People Are Reading

Things you need

  • Paint remover
  • Cotton swabs
  • Warm soapy water
  • Soft, dry cloth

Show MoreHide

Instructions

  1. 1

    Clean the action figure in warm, soapy water to remove dirt. Pat the action figure dry with a soft, dry cloth.

  2. 2

    Apply paint remover solution to a cotton swab. In a single stroking motion, lightly swipe the swab on the area of the action figure you are removing the paint from. Repeat until the paint is removed. Do not apply pressure.

  3. 3

    Wash the action figure in warm, soapy water to remove any remaining paint remover. Dry the action figure.

Tips and warnings

  • Always use paint remover in a well ventilated area.

Don't Miss

Filter:
  • All types
  • Articles
  • Slideshows
  • Videos
Sort:
  • Most relevant
  • Most popular
  • Most recent

No articles available

No slideshows available

No videos available

By using the eHow.co.uk site, you consent to the use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie policy.