Dioramas: Buildings & Ruins
Ruined buildings and city scenes.
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"aging" the miniart ruin house
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Joined: May 25, 2013
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Posted: Monday, October 22, 2018 - 05:06 PM UTC
How do you "aged" the miniart ruin house or building?
I try mist it with tamiya light gray.But I am not so satisfied with the result.any solution?
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Nevada, United States
Joined: June 17, 2016
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Posted: Monday, October 22, 2018 - 06:22 PM UTC
I'm working on the Italian Village House. We don't need no stinkin' h-airbrush! Far from finished, but ..... Stones were painted about 9 shades of grey, then washed with thinner with a hint of flat black, then a wash of"sand". Door was painted Russian tan, a wash of black/brown, dry brushed with "portland stone". Handle bracket and bolts done with a small drop of rust. All done by brush.
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Waterford, Ireland
Joined: August 08, 2010
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Posted: Monday, October 22, 2018 - 07:50 PM UTC
There are some useful video tutorials on their Website using oils as a weathering "tool" over the base colours. Whilst they use AB to apply those base colours in places, no reason that it has to be done that way imo.