Soot Black Weathering Liquid (Modelmates)

Soot Black Weathering Liquid (Modelmates)


Availability: Restock expected, available to order.




  • Great for soot stains, burn marks, general exhaust discolouration.
  • Solvent based dye (or ink).
  • Dries quickly to a matt finish.
  • Soot is very dark, least translucent of all translucent weathering liquids – almost opaque.
  • Water soluble – Washes off non-porous surfaces, but more difficult to wash off compared to other translucent weathering liquids

Translucent Weathering Liquid – not very visible on dark surfaces

  • Colour: Sooty black with a hint of blue.
  • Best used on coal wagons and coal yards. Do not apply to models unless you wish create soot staining.
  • Best not to use for general weathering unless you are experienced in using the colour.
  • Apply neat, straight from the pot using a paint brush or air brush spray.
  • Thin with water or thinning liquid
  • Apply to a non-porous surface such as plastic, let dry, and then wipe using a damp cotton bud or tissue (kitchen roll), to create great weathered effects. (Dye will permanently stain porous surfaces).
  • Can be made permanent by sealing with a fine acrylic fixative spray. Apply fine, mist coats so as not to dissolve the dye.
  • Mixes with all other translucent weathering liquids.
  • Contains no acrylic.


Weight for postage purposes is 40g. Full details of postage rates are available via the Customer Service page (see link at the bottom of this page).