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Friday, July 10, 2020

Painted Stones

Any decent terrain table needs rocks, right? I started by priming these plastic rocks in white, then covered them in Astrogranite, a technical paint that adds grainy texture. But I ran out of Astrogranite, so I had to figure out how to complete the unfinished stones. I solved the problem (I hope) by using metallic colours such as Leadbelcher and Balthazar Gold to the non-Astrogranite surfaces, hoping that these bits look like rich veins of ore. I experimented with non-metallic colours on some other stones, but I don't think these are quite as successful, so I might just cover them in Astrogranite when my replacement paints arrive. 

1 comment:

Stephen Fitzpatrick said...

Wait, wasn’t this a song by Soft Cell?

Painted stones (whoooa-ohh)
Painted stones

What’s this post supposed to (clap clap) mean to me,
Earls done some (clap clap) scenery
And it looks quite sharp as is plain to see

Can’t wait to see these IRL!