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FSM Glossary
  • pin marks
    Impressions left in plastic by the pins that eject parts from a mold.
  • color modulation

    A fool-the-eye technique that simulates natural lighting effects by painting highlights and shadows to bring out details on a model and give it a realistic look. Because this is permanent color correction, it locks the lighting and shade orientation regardless of the actual ambient light.

  • liquid sprue
    Sprue from a model kit cut into small pieces and dissolved in liquid model cement. Used as a filler.

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