When the weather is really snappy cold outside it makes it difficult to get a good prim or finish to a plastic model horse properly. So to prevent sticky, streaking, spitting from your can, or spray to model, try the following tips.
*In a small area~ I picked a guarded second bathroom, this will be my make shift comparable tent space indoors.
*Prepare a backdrop ~ old towels pinned to shower and placed on the floor. This works for fixative or finish.
*Light brisk spray from water bottle to help pin down the floaty fuzzies* towards the backdrops. preperation
*The small area was picked so that I can easily keep a nice workable temperature for plastic model, paint, primer, fixative, finish. Also to control the air flow from unwanted particles or at least to a minimum. A space heater is at the bottom of photo. Notice the distance from products. and angle to product.
*Primer~ has a slightly different set up for spraying but the heating is the same. At peak heat of the day, no wind, in a secluded area in a shed, tarps or long strips of plastic hang to make a similar paint tent. I do not prim indoors any longer the mist dust from the primer spreads through out the house.
*walking distance from shed to bathroom is short for optimum dying at proper temps (back of cans).
*Spray is at short light bursts and not ending directly or starting on model. Let dry in between spraying. do not do to many coats at a time. 2 to 3 light coats are good enough....
Need to mention, old sheets work the best for backdrops but we were fresh out.