Introduction: Nerf Gun Painting Tutorial

Picture of Nerf Gun Painting Tutorial

Good evening ladies and gents. In this fine Instructable I will be showing you how to properly paint your Nerf gun!

Shopping List

  • Nerfgun
  • Spray Matte Clearcoat
  • Spray Primer
  • Asst. colors of spray paint
  • Asst. acrliiac craft paint
  • Zip lock bags
  • painters tape


  • Precision screw driver set
  • Dremmel
  • Mouse Sander
  • Small bowl
  • Xacto Knife

Material cost: $29.50 (if you buy a Nerf gun)

Everything you need is listed in the video but if you have any questions feel free to ask away!

I Hope you enjoyed this instructable and it gives you the confidence to create your own cosplay sword. Feel free to visit Towering Props on facebook and send me pictures of what you've completed using this tutorial. I love seeing what you guys and girls do and it gives me feedback on what I need to improve!

Leave a comment down below on what tutorial you'd like to see next!

Stalk me:

Watch me:

Visit me:


everythingicanthinkof (author)2014-11-21

Ok thanks

everythingicanthinkof (author)2014-09-08

Do you have to take the gun apart?

If you want it to shoot the darts after words yes, other wise paint away.

nerfrocketeer (author)2014-08-16

Cool! Awesome work!

MsSweetSatisfaction (author)2014-08-16

Very nicely done, it turned out great. Thanks for sharing!

About This Instructable




Bio: Chief Project Manager and Fabricator. I make all sorts of props and costumes from scratch on very low budgets for fun. anything from star wars ... More »
More by Towering Props:Cosplay Sword & Painting Tutorial Nerf Gun Painting TutorialLeather Pouch Tutorial & Intro to Basic Leather Working
Add instructable to: