Monday, 5 March 2012

Base finishing part 1

Here is a picture of my dry mix basing material as described in a recent post and a shot of this applied to the cataphract base. Tomorrow, once it has dried I'll add static grass etc.

8 comments:

Bedford said...

Great stuff Steve.

Roughly how long did the painting take to complete mate?

Darrell.

Steve said...

Ooh, didn't keep count but no more than 6-7 hours as these aren't the most complex figures.

Michael Awdry said...

Perfect solution for getting large batches done; I do hope that 'puddy cats' are kept well out of the way. ;)

Phil Broeders said...

Is that going to be enough?

Only looks like 1/2 a ton there!

Steve said...

This batch should do a fair few armies and yes, cats are kept well away :-)

Bedford said...

"Ooh, didn't keep count but no more than 6-7 hours as these aren't the most complex figures."

Ah, but very effective! That's why I asked :O).

I have onlym tried dip once on some metal Perry Nap Brits and the results were far from what i had hoped for. I think I may have daubed it on too much!

Anyway, if you ever get the time, it would be great to see a step-by-step of how you managed the dip and the washes together.

Darrell.

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