Got painting questions?

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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby ulfs » Mon Apr 25, 2011 12:26 pm

I would like to see a tutorial on how to do Swamp theme bases or terrain.
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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby Skycrawler » Sun Jun 12, 2011 6:55 am

Is there anything like this:

http://www.bolterandchainsword.com/smp.php

for other races and armies?

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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby BigMekScraptech » Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:12 am

Yeah, they have chaos, tau, orks, and a few others that I forget (for the good guys).
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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby Nemmy111 » Mon Jul 04, 2011 4:39 pm

I am going to start painting my army again after a long break. I need to buy some new paints and was looking at the Reaper paints. The army I am going to be painting is Tau, and I was wanting to make the primary armor color a deep blue (Sa'cea sept) and was wondering what Reaper triads I should be using to get the great shading I've seen in the Painting videos =D Thanks in Advance

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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby Clabbage » Sun Jul 10, 2011 6:37 am

Going to start painting my Tau soon so I was wondering how to paint the cloth. It will be basecoated in Warlock Purple but I'm unsure what I should do from there. Help please!
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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby Bjorn » Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:06 am

What would be the best way to paint red for a guy who is new to painting? :P
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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby stevey293 » Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:10 am

all depends on how new.

I do

scab red base
blood red mid tone
blazing orange highlights

when you get a bit better blend them together and add a bit of white into the 2nd and 3rd highlights.

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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby Bjorn » Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:11 am

Really new. And thanks for the quick reply
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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby stevey293 » Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:15 am

Clabbage wrote:Going to start painting my Tau soon so I was wondering how to paint the cloth. It will be basecoated in Warlock Purple but I'm unsure what I should do from there. Help please!



use a few black washes on it thined down and really working on the receses from there use your same warlock purple to dring the raised ages back up to the mid tone.

From here different people will say do it different ways if you use white mixed into the purple you'll get pink highlights ewwww so i'd try kommando kaki every highlight stage add a little bit more.

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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby stevey293 » Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:19 am

commando_jim wrote:Really new. And thanks for the quick reply


then the above method should work just dont worry about the mixing bit at the end.

I'd use a black undercoat on it too.

heres a wee example of an ork face I did so you can see what I mean by using the lighter colours and darker working together

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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby stevey293 » Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:23 am

managed to find something red I've painted this way

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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby Clabbage » Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:12 pm

K thanks for the help.
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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby armynavy » Thu Jul 21, 2011 10:01 pm

how can i paint better with testors oil enamel model paints? thats mainly what i have and i dont have the kind of money to buy from citadel reaper etc. i would like some tips. thank you

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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby Goreaddict » Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:38 am

I just started painting a dread naught. I only have his multimelta left to paint. However, he has lots of little banners on him, and I've seen pictured where those banners will have something like Ultrnmarines, or a name on them. I was just wondering if there was a specific way to write them on? I have an arsenal of brushes, but none are really fine enough to get the job done.
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Re: Got painting questions?

Postby stevey293 » Wed Aug 03, 2011 10:42 am

If your really struggling try a fine tip pen really lightly.


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