Mr Hobby model making paints are undoubtedly the best in the world for use and finish. Mr Hobby offers two main types of paint – Aqueous and Lacquer. Aqueous is water-based acrylic paint and Lacquer is solvent-based. The Mr Hobby aqueous paint codes begin with the letter H while the Mr Hobby Mr Color lacquer paints begin with the letter C. Both Mr Hobby paint types are suitable for painting plastic model kits and it is only user choice and preference as to which you should use. Mr Hobby paints can be thinned for use in airbrushes, the ratio mix of paint thinner to paints is recommended at 50/50. Mr Hobby offers thinners suitable for aqueous and Mr Color paints and you will find them in our store. If you require further information about Mr Hobby paint, paint thinning, airbrushing and use, please contact us and we will be very happy to help.