How to Make Textured Paint for Terrain

Adding textured paint to your buildings gives realism in that it looks lifelike and made of concrete. Your Warhammer terrain can easily be spruced up using textured paint where appropriate. In this article you’ll learn how to simply make textured paint.

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Materials list
-container or small bucket
-stir stick
-sand
-styrofoam
-paint of any color

Step 1 select paint

Selecting your paint that you’ll be using is the first thing you need to do. It’s suggested you go with acrylic black seeing as that you most often base coat using chaos black. Simply pour some acrylic black into a pale.

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Step 2 Different types of texture

Our next step is to add texture. This can be done in many ways. One way is to add fine sand to the paint. You can add varying amounts depending on how textured you want it. You’ll get a feel for it yourself.

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You can also add styrofoam bits. Simply grind a piece of styrofoam into your paint.

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Next gather your debris and bits.


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And pour it in.

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And there you have it.

Some examples of buildings where textured paint was used. (Insert the last five words

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serker (Over a year ago): - delete
could you make a video on how to make that rusty house.
it looks pretty cool.XD
nudnikspilkis (Over a year ago): - delete
tyvm!!!
Chaos-Ruler (Over a year ago): - delete
Thanks Im defiantly trying that
MrFish (Over a year ago): - delete
@wargamer010
I would assume you would already have your terrain ready to be painted beforehand and then apply the paint, as per usual.
mummymasters (Over a year ago): - delete
what has an eye but can not see?

....A storm!
wargamer010 (Over a year ago): - delete
when you make textured paint where do u put it so it doesn't dry?
astrid463 (Over a year ago): - delete
nice
UltraEmpire (Over a year ago): - delete
That works really well
UltraEmpire (Over a year ago): - delete
Cool I am going to try that.
coolsn3 (Over a year ago): - delete
one awser *middle finger*
gavo (Over a year ago): - delete
:o
astrid463 (Over a year ago): - delete
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bolflubhubby (Over a year ago): - delete
thanks
AFatalPapercut (Over a year ago): - delete
Awesome thanks again...I read this a couple months ago... Hmm...linked articles on the site rater? Is that normal?
Marine769 (Over a year ago): - delete
there's a movie on youtube that tells which wargamer made it.
ImperiumAwesomness (Over a year ago): - delete
looks good which miniwargamer made it?
MiniWarGaming (Over a year ago): - delete
Thanks!
Miniwargamer_Mike (Over a year ago): - delete
I've just fixed it up. Enjoy
MiniWarGaming (Over a year ago): - delete
Yup, I've got to fix them.
04bobby1 (Over a year ago): - delete
This is a bit wierd there is alot of web adresses where they ment to be pictures ??
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Added: August 18, 2008
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When making terrain for your war gaming needs it is often helpful to use textured paint.

In this article we will show you how to make your own textured paint for much cheaper than you would buy at the store.

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