Search Results - CoolMiniOrNot Forums

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Jbickley00

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Replies
    77
    Views
    15,347

    i simply use the masterson paper, and i add some...

    i simply use the masterson paper, and i add some dishsoap under the sponge, and i am mold free and my paint lasts weeks, or even months. I used to use parchment paper, but one i sorted out that you...
  2. Replies
    24
    Views
    6,807

    Poll: Golden acrylics, mostly. Some Lascaux, some...

    Golden acrylics, mostly. Some Lascaux, some tri-art and the occasional liquitex as well
  3. Replies
    6
    Views
    2,982

    I use golden's flow aid in my thinning water, I...

    I use golden's flow aid in my thinning water, I use maybe 10 drops in 4oz container and it works well (I use two water pots, one for cleaning and one for wetting the brush to thin the paint). The...
  4. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,568

    Ok, typically artists acrylics have higher...

    Ok, typically artists acrylics have higher pigment loads than miniature paints, hence the more vibrant colors experienced by some painters (such as my self). Artitst paints typically have less filler...
  5. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,659

    Bronze Age minis has some good stuff

    Bronze Age minis has some good stuff
  6. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,932

    I bought it, I am not sure I regret it, but I...

    I bought it, I am not sure I regret it, but I would agree that the supplement is expensive. I would liked to have more army list type options-maybe variations on wraith lords, or different army...
  7. Replies
    24
    Views
    11,671

    You mean that's not art? Seems to me that...

    You mean that's not art? Seems to me that buckshot and spray paint on board is a fine example of a mixed media technique.
  8. Replies
    24
    Views
    11,671

    Yes, but I am okay with that. Airbrushing the...

    Yes, but I am okay with that. Airbrushing the basecoat saves a lot of time, and I really like the look of the oil wash, but that requires a gloss coat, which doesn't tak paint well, so a matte coat...
  9. Replies
    24
    Views
    11,671

    Sorry boubi, I don't seal the gesso-that defeats...

    Sorry boubi, I don't seal the gesso-that defeats the purpose. I paint the base layer over the gesso, then seal it with a gloss coat for an oil wash, then after that's cleaned up, I spray a Matte...
  10. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,052

    Seems to me if you ar going the true primary...

    Seems to me if you ar going the true primary route, you may as well buy artists paints rather than fight the pre mixed brands. There are lot of very good brands of artist grade acrylics out there in...
  11. Replies
    24
    Views
    11,671

    My solution to the above issues: Get an...

    My solution to the above issues:
    Get an airbrush, prime with gesso, seal with golden polymer varnish. No cans=fewer issues.
    I suppose Vallejo primer and sealer will work equally well, I just don't...
  12. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,720

    Ok, I will second most everything said here, as...

    Ok, I will second most everything said here, as its basically good advice. I would offer a dissenting voice on homemade wet pallettes. While it is cheaper to produce a homemade pallettes, I still...
  13. Replies
    13
    Views
    1,086

    I confess to being disappointed. I was really...

    I confess to being disappointed. I was really hoping for a reboot that was less of a re-hash. There were lots of things that could have been done with this, but the end result is more James bond...
  14. I use a variety of golden pastes and gels or my...

    I use a variety of golden pastes and gels or my bases. The big advantage I like is that the pastes and gels can me colored by adding paint before I put them on. Thus saving a step, and some hassle. ...
  15. Well one problem with rgb is that it's an...

    Well one problem with rgb is that it's an additive color system and we paint, which is a subtractive process. So rgb is less useful than cmyk.
  16. Kathryn, you are not being harsh. Technically you...

    Kathryn, you are not being harsh. Technically you are right that my opinion about the status of GW's IP does not matter-at least not until I am being paid to litigate against them, or for them. Nor...
  17. There are two issues I am not sold on: 1. That gw...

    There are two issues I am not sold on: 1. That gw has protectable ip in everything they say hey do-like space marines for example; and 2. That gw is truly at risk of dilution from te use of their ip...
  18. Replies
    21
    Views
    4,605

    There is a reason to use a base coat. Especially...

    There is a reason to use a base coat. Especially if you layer. The base coat layer will show through and subtly tint the glazed layers, so th end product will have a different look. In oil paintng...
  19. Replies
    38
    Views
    2,482

    You may find sticking to one brand of paints...

    You may find sticking to one brand of paints limiting after a time. Gw does have a good paint by numbers feel, and is very accessible in that way,but the real trick is to see the color, not just...
  20. Replies
    21
    Views
    4,605

    GW I think contemplates using a black primer, and...

    GW I think contemplates using a black primer, and the base coat is crucial for providing a foundation for brighter colors. Starting with white, you can go direct to your color and shade down.
  21. Replies
    12
    Views
    3,570

    My problem is while I like that magnification,...

    My problem is while I like that magnification, the focal length for the one I got is too short for practical painting. (4")
    It seems that anything more than a 2x magnification shortens the focal...
  22. At some point people are just oing to get fed up...

    At some point people are just oing to get fed up and seek alternatives. The fact that there is so much hate for gw out there stems from the fact that they do so much to alienate their customer base,...
  23. Replies
    12
    Views
    4,631

    I think tcp global has a deal with a compressor...

    I think tcp global has a deal with a compressor and. Paaschendale talon through amazon, that comes out to around a hundred bucks.
    Three airbruhes for starting out is overkill, nd for our hobby the...
  24. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,148

    Enion is right about different qualities of...

    Enion is right about different qualities of gesso. The three I have used are liquitex, golden, and tri-art sludge gesso. I have had good result ith all three. I use golden mostly because their...
  25. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,148

    I use golden gesso, and the key is to get a good...

    I use golden gesso, and the key is to get a good coverage and let the gesso do its stuff. It shrinks quite a bit. Now I airbrush it on in two coats, but when I brushed it on I used one thick...
  26. Hey there schnauzerface, good to see ya here....

    Hey there schnauzerface, good to see ya here. Really liked this tutorial.
  27. Replies
    11
    Views
    10,221

    I will add one caveat, and it's a small one....

    I will add one caveat, and it's a small one. Paint ranges that are formulated for airbrush, like gamecolor, can include some drying retarder in the mix, which decreases the clogging in the airbrush....
  28. Replies
    21
    Views
    13,568

    Vishus, I usually only use one coat, as it's...

    Vishus,
    I usually only use one coat, as it's sprayed on pretty thin. I spray through a .28mm nozzle at about 30psi. It's critical to clean your airbrush while doing this...in big jobs I clean every...
  29. Replies
    60
    Views
    7,574

    I love th logic of pricing and shipping. The flgs...

    I love th logic of pricing and shipping. The flgs here sells gw at a 20 percent markup over retail, and justifie this because noody buys gw. Why would I buy local under these conditions when 1 ther...
  30. Replies
    21
    Views
    13,568

    Ok, chances are I have tried Pretty much every...

    Ok, chances are I have tried Pretty much every alternative priming method out there, I find that none are better than gesso. Maybe others people have diifrent requirements and like Mr Surfacer, or...
  31. Replies
    21
    Views
    13,568

    And don't forget to keep the can moving. In...

    And don't forget to keep the can moving. In twenty years I have not found a better primer than gesso, and a big reason fo that is the amount of opportunities spray can primers have for going wrong....
  32. Replies
    60
    Views
    7,574

    The Americana craft paints are about the...

    The Americana craft paints are about the onsitency of he old gw, and not as thin as the Vallejo. If you are layering however, every paint will have to be thinned anyway. Your starting consistency...
  33. Replies
    21
    Views
    13,568

    For brushing I thin gesso roughly 1 to 1 with...

    For brushing I thin gesso roughly 1 to 1 with water. Fro spraying I thin 1 to 1 with water and then thin it down to the famous milky consistency with airbrush thinner. I use a .28 mm airbrush for...
  34. I use golden matte varnish ( not the medium) and...

    I use golden matte varnish ( not the medium) and it works well. The trade off between the water based and the msa is not worth the extra hassle for the msa..so I just shoot the water based through...
  35. Replies
    60
    Views
    7,574

    And I will toss in a bone for craft paints. If...

    And I will toss in a bone for craft paints. If you buy the Americana paints, as opposed to apple barrel and ceramcoat, the quality is every bit as good as your gw, standard reaper, and p3's
  36. Replies
    7
    Views
    974

    The best way to buy. Series 7 brushes is through...

    The best way to buy. Series 7 brushes is through blick, they have a set that works out to 11 or so bucks a brush, and it includes a number 3 and 4.
  37. Replies
    11
    Views
    797

    Lascaux cadmium reds, for sure. Worth every penny.

    Lascaux cadmium reds, for sure. Worth every penny.
  38. I will toss a bone to Windsor newtons sieries 7...

    I will toss a bone to Windsor newtons sieries 7 and say I have never had an issue with them, and find them to be excellent. Dick blick has a six brush set (00,0, 1,2,3,4) for like 60 bucks which is...
  39. Replies
    25
    Views
    3,761

    I have had good results adding liquin as a...

    I have had good results adding liquin as a thinning agent, it speeds up the drying time as well
    Einion's color choice is a good palette for starting with acrylics too.
  40. Jo Sonja's work well in yellow..you might also...

    Jo Sonja's work well in yellow..you might also experiment with tri-art. Getting good coverage with yellows in artist paints is possible, but you have to use cadmium pigments. I'd only recommend this...
  41. Replies
    10
    Views
    587

    Yeah, I think the voting is pretty whacked,...

    Yeah, I think the voting is pretty whacked, that's why I don't have a gallery. I had not thought about the wip forum. That's a good idea
  42. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,227

    Createx makes an air brush restoredr that will...

    Createx makes an air brush restoredr that will pretty much strip everything. I even use it to strip paint from minis, thoug it's not often I have to do this ( and it's expensive for the purpose)
  43. Oh I know Chelsea won.t win, that's the...

    Oh I know Chelsea won.t win, that's the point..it's a fantasy. Of course, being an arsenal fan, I need everyone below us on the table to just lose, so we can be assured a third place finish. I also...
  44. In fairness, I hold disclose then, that I paint...

    In fairness, I hold disclose then, that I paint with artists paints, and everything gets thinned, water with som flow release is my preferred thinning method, but I do use some drying retarder if I...
  45. So now it's ok o pay too much money for paints...

    So now it's ok o pay too much money for paints that I need yet another specialized medium to accomplish what other brands do already. I also have the privilege of stripping my wip army cause the new...
  46. Replies
    21
    Views
    19,137

    I like white, but I have on occasion used black,...

    I like white, but I have on occasion used black, anymore I just run gesso through an airbrush
  47. The foundry stuff is pretty good, at the high end...

    The foundry stuff is pretty good, at the high end it is much much better than tabletop. The trouble is that it's a system, and the book introduces a system of painting. The system is three stages and...
  48. Replies
    15
    Views
    3,366

    No I gave up on the wheel of time. I don't...

    No I gave up on the wheel of time. I don't disagree with you on tolkien, but there are more pages in one of martins books than in all of the lord of the rings. Tolkien was an amateur rambler who...
  49. Replies
    5
    Views
    563

    Try these...

    Try these
    http://www.bronzeagemin.com/miniatures_html/32MM/GENERICS/Female%20generics/32Generic-females-1.htm
  50. Replies
    5
    Views
    563

    Bronze age miniatures might have something.

    Bronze age miniatures might have something.
  51. Replies
    15
    Views
    3,366

    Martin has lost his story. Now it's pages and...

    Martin has lost his story. Now it's pages and pages of rambling. Sadly the 700 page multi character rambler has become a fantasy standard. Look at Jordan's wheels of time.
  52. The danger of the simplified sites are that they...

    The danger of the simplified sites are that they promulgate some myths, and confuse, rather than help the issue. Color matters is on of those sites. There are simpler sites that giv. Good...
  53. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,875

    Nice work! I really like the rust effects on the...

    Nice work! I really like the rust effects on the doors
  54. My point wasn't to argue the issue, though it...

    My point wasn't to argue the issue, though it read that way. My point was to let people know this vocabulary is out there, since they are likely to encounter it in some books and sites on color...
  55. Fixed the handprint link so it's above. Given all...

    Fixed the handprint link so it's above. Given all I have heard good about the gurney book, I am adding it to my library. I should have long ago as I am a Dinotopia fan
  56. Here is a damned good website. The website I was...

    Here is a damned good website.
    The website I was trying to link to here was the hand print site. Just failed my cut and paste roll, here is the proper link to the handprint site, which is damned...
  57. Enion, I was agreeing with you. I was imprecise....

    Enion, I was agreeing with you. I was imprecise. I was referring to shifts in chroma and calling them shifts in temperature. You are being more of a technician, and I was being a lazy artist. My...
  58. No, but 952, 945 and 844 might. Look the point is...

    No, but 952, 945 and 844 might. Look the point is not to scare people away. There is nothing wrong with using hobby paints, most golden demons are won with them. I stopped using vallejos because my...
  59. It is important to note that enion and I agree in...

    It is important to note that enion and I agree in principle, he just does not like the vocabulary I am using. He is right, muddy does carry baggage, and subdued is better. I can't speak for all...
  60. I would add in a couple more points. First of...

    I would add in a couple more points. First of all, if you are moving to the idea of mixing colors and working with theory, why confine yourself to hobby paints? The chief advantage of the hobby lines...
  61. Scottish landscape painter Scott Naismith breaks...

    Scottish landscape painter Scott Naismith breaks down cyan magenta and yellow as primary colors on his you tube channel. I can't post a link cause I'm on my damned I pod but search you tube for Scott...
  62. Replies
    12
    Views
    4,512

    Yeah the chart is pretty much crap. They are off...

    Yeah the chart is pretty much crap. They are off by a margin in terms of hue. It's easier just to eyeball it. At least then it's your own variation in color and not a gw forced one.
  63. Thread: Airbrush

    by Jbickley00
    Replies
    8
    Views
    2,252

    For the record, the masters series brushes by tcp...

    For the record, the masters series brushes by tcp global are quite reliable. I think their entry level kit is about 75 bucks for the compressor and airbrush. Well worth it for your purposes
  64. Ok well this is a can of worms. The short answer...

    Ok well this is a can of worms. The short answer is the brand of paint is not what matters, it is the skill of the painter in understanding and controlling the behavior of the pain that matters. ...
  65. I suppose in general people are correct, its not...

    I suppose in general people are correct, its not necessary to do a painted interior to have a good model. And yes, a bad interior can hurt an otherwise beautiful exterior. I do however, submit a...
  66. Replies
    17
    Views
    665

    Ok, three things about full sets. 1. Consider...

    Ok, three things about full sets.
    1. Consider the foundry paints as well, they are fantastic.
    2. Reaper ms and foundry build around the idea of triads- so each color is three colors: a base, a...
  67. Replies
    77
    Views
    15,347

    I use a masterson wet pallete. Keep it wet, and...

    I use a masterson wet pallete. Keep it wet, and boil the paper. I use the masterson paper, it seems to work a bit better than parchment, which is almost too permeable for me. Also, with the masters...
  68. Replies
    2
    Views
    309

    Krylon works beautifully, just keep the can...

    Krylon works beautifully, just keep the can moving. I am not a fan of rustoleum though.
  69. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,275

    I also use artists paints, and well I'm a golden...

    I also use artists paints, and well I'm a golden fanboy, though lascaux are creeping into my palette more and more. Einion and I disagree on the best paints (which is as much as matter of price and...
  70. Replies
    8
    Views
    4,746

    i'm now mostly a gesso guy, and i thought i was...

    i'm now mostly a gesso guy, and i thought i was pretty unique. gesso comes of just fine with simple green, and in some ways is easier to remove than spray primer. i'm a veteran of krylon, and still...
  71. Replies
    9
    Views
    7,532

    they are way over priced. I am firm believer that...

    they are way over priced. I am firm believer that any hobby company selling brushes is way over priced, but GW really take the cake. This brush set borders on the ridiculous. and I get paid to paint....
  72. Replies
    14
    Views
    6,605

    I love the detail of resin but I hate the extra...

    I love the detail of resin but I hate the extra work required for bubble filling. And finecast is the worst. Metal is still my favorite for table top pieces. I'll do resin display models.
  73. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,058

    Air head is right, your green lightning has a...

    Air head is right, your green lightning has a halo and a bright core, which makes it pop. Also, the green is set off by a black background. If you notice on the GW mini, the transitions between the...
  74. Thread: Air brush

    by Jbickley00
    Replies
    30
    Views
    11,384

    if quiet is a premuim, consider renting a...

    if quiet is a premuim, consider renting a compressed air cylinder from a welding supply store. You'll need a regulator. or course, but the big cylinders do last. TCP global also provides airbrushes...
  75. Replies
    35
    Views
    3,900

    Ok, as i said before, i don't know if its exactly...

    Ok, as i said before, i don't know if its exactly true that krylon is the same as army painter. But you can certainly bet that army painter does not make thier own primers. Yes Krylon is a bit more...
  76. Replies
    6
    Views
    563

    Nice work. Very colonial. In all honesty, I'd...

    Nice work. Very colonial. In all honesty, I'd like to see some based on the french colonial marine. Its still pith helmety goodness but a slightly different take. Or maybe I just like the assorted...
  77. Replies
    68
    Views
    4,119

    I mostly use the fluids and airbrush colors. I...

    I mostly use the fluids and airbrush colors. I have some tubes of heavy body that I just could not get in fluid, but I mostly thin these down to a fluid consistency. The Fluids and the heavy bodies...
  78. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,860

    I use golden acrylic flow release at about a 5-10...

    I use golden acrylic flow release at about a 5-10 to one mix with water for making washes. The flow release accomplishes this. so would adding a small bit of alchohol, or as enion said, a bit of...
  79. Replies
    35
    Views
    3,900

    A but more info: GW's MSDS shows an outfit caled...

    A but more info: GW's MSDS shows an outfit caled Custom Finishes Inc as the manufacturer of its primers, a little more digging and I leanred that CFI was bought by RAABE a company that specializes in...
  80. Replies
    35
    Views
    3,900

    What do you mean by adherence? I ask because...

    What do you mean by adherence? I ask because gesso tends to shrink as the water leaves it, so it will often show metal spots..adding a little more gesson helps with this.
    Gesso does not bond with...
  81. Thread: help :(

    by Jbickley00
    Replies
    24
    Views
    1,033

    Awesome graphic enion, and happy t-giving to...

    Awesome graphic enion, and happy t-giving to everyone. Sorry about disappearing, but Enions graphic is exactly what I was trying to say.
  82. Thread: help :(

    by Jbickley00
    Replies
    24
    Views
    1,033

    chroma is basically the relative colorness of the...

    chroma is basically the relative colorness of the color relative to "white." This is how bright the color looks: add white, brighten the color. Ulitmately there is a fairly subtle difference between...
  83. Replies
    35
    Views
    3,900

    Though in the interests of fair disclosure, I now...

    Though in the interests of fair disclosure, I now prime my figures by shooting Gesso through an airbrush. Or I brush on the Gesso.
  84. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,028

    If they are older, you might try washing them,...

    If they are older, you might try washing them, and then putting some hair conditioner on them, lett it soak in and then rinse it out after a coupple hours, that will help. The brush shaping liquid...
  85. Replies
    68
    Views
    4,119

    Enion, the lascuax studios are particularly good,...

    Enion, the lascuax studios are particularly good, and a good value-if you use them a lot. I love their burnt sienna..its a bit lighter than everyone elses. I have been hit or miss with the aritists...
  86. Replies
    8
    Views
    426

    Try you tube...xsparkage give very good...

    Try you tube...xsparkage give very good tutorials. Learning how women put make up on will help, in how to select colors. you are just doing in paint what they do in make up.
  87. Replies
    35
    Views
    3,900

    I'll clarify, I don't know that it is Krylon...

    I'll clarify, I don't know that it is Krylon specficially any more (at one point I believe Krylon was the supplier-but not sure). That was not the point i was making-the point is that GW and Armory...
  88. Replies
    68
    Views
    4,119

    Enion, it also probably takes you six times as...

    Enion, it also probably takes you six times as long, hehehe. But then your results are worth it. I paint armies, so a red that is quick (one coat and covers black easliy is a a premium. You could...
  89. Replies
    25
    Views
    4,081

    I'll second enion's opinion, and disclose that I...

    I'll second enion's opinion, and disclose that I am a series 7 fanboy, and never had a dud (but know others have). I'll plug dick blick here because whatever brush you pick, Raphael or Davinci, Blick...
  90. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,044

    Enion is right. Slow down. I think overall...

    Enion is right. Slow down. I think overall washes and drybrushing can produce some fantastic results, but you have to know when and how to use them. I use an overally wash to tone my deep...
  91. I was not being condescending. I was merely...

    I was not being condescending. I was merely saying that in my experience, sable is better even at size 2,3, or 4. The army painter crap I was talking about is the idea that using a sable brush at a...
  92. Replies
    68
    Views
    4,119

    @ enion. Most painters struggle with red. I...

    @ enion.
    Most painters struggle with red. I dont. :) hehehe.
    In truth I like the subtle transion shift..it makes the reds fantasically rich. You could skip a step and be ok, but really they are a...
  93. Replies
    35
    Views
    3,900

    Krylon. its the same stuff as the GW or Army...

    Krylon. its the same stuff as the GW or Army painter, but is not repackaged and over priced.
    All that stuff about special formulation is marketing.
  94. Replies
    8
    Views
    475

    Okay, this is by far the easiest, but certainly...

    Okay, this is by far the easiest, but certainly not the cheapest way to get terrific reds every time.
    Go to the dick blick website.
    Fine Lascaux paints.
    Order cadmium red dark, cadmium red middle,...
  95. Replies
    68
    Views
    4,119

    Reaper are good. Vallejo are good. Foundry...

    Reaper are good.
    Vallejo are good.
    Foundry paints are good.
    americana craft paints are good
    Ceramcoat and apple barrel are usable, but not great
    P3 paints are also very good.
    The real question...
  96. Um getting top end brushes is not like getting...

    Um getting top end brushes is not like getting magic wands-they won't transform your painting-only practice does that. Brushes, like paits are a personal preference. I use Windsor Newton series 7s...
  97. Replies
    12
    Views
    6,638

    golden acrylics make water based varnishes that...

    golden acrylics make water based varnishes that brush on: golden Polymer Varnish. They don't produce hazardous fumes (be sure and get the POLYMER VARNISH and not the MSA varnish, which is spirit...
  98. Replies
    9
    Views
    3,715

    if you add a layer of matt varnish over the layer...

    if you add a layer of matt varnish over the layer of paint you wish to mask, you can then prevent the masking fluid from taking up a layer of paint.
  99. Replies
    18
    Views
    2,350

    I prime with white gesso all the time, and my...

    I prime with white gesso all the time, and my primary scale is 6mm. Yes Gesso will fill the weave on canvas, if you apply a thick enought layer. the marble dust in gesso is very fine, microscopic...
  100. Replies
    36
    Views
    2,369

    dare I add Underpainting to this list?

    dare I add Underpainting to this list?
  101. Replies
    11
    Views
    17,964

    I use Gesso. It obscures the least detail, and...

    I use Gesso. It obscures the least detail, and is very absorbent. It is more fragile than other primers, but I tend not to rough handle my miniatures during painting. Once I am done, I use a...
  102. Replies
    4
    Views
    1,090

    you can use very thin washes of paint in areas...

    you can use very thin washes of paint in areas where grime and such are likely to accumulate..around bolts and such. the visuals would help. for my own aged terminators, I use a black/brown...
  103. Golden Artists Colors Fluid Acrylics VanDyke...

    Golden Artists Colors Fluid Acrylics VanDyke Brown hue: Is very transparent, and with a bit of water is a marvelous wash.
  104. Replies
    3
    Views
    693

    Yeah matte medium might do the trick. I'd try...

    Yeah matte medium might do the trick. I'd try the golden matte. are you adding inks into the paint and then shading? Or are you painting and then inking?
  105. Replies
    66
    Views
    5,227

    This thread is a perfect example of why I don't...

    This thread is a perfect example of why I don't enter competitions . . . .
  106. Replies
    43
    Views
    8,326

    I guess for me, I usually want a thinner mix, so...

    I guess for me, I usually want a thinner mix, so I am always using the HB colors (and the fluids) with mediums and glazing liquid, which sort of normalizes finish and fluidity. I liked the old...
  107. Brown violet is really classic Olive drab, mix...

    Brown violet is really classic Olive drab, mix black into yellow until you get the tone right.
    The middlestone is a yellow grey, it can be easily mixed with a yellow ochre, adding a middle grey...
  108. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,726

    I used oils for painting pictures before I...

    I used oils for painting pictures before I started painting minis, my big beef was the drying time. Einion is right you can shorten this, but the energy expended in a heat box or putting it under a...
  109. Another approach, if pinning is difficult, would...

    Another approach, if pinning is difficult, would be to use a five minute expoy. This is more of a headache than pinning the mini, but i have used it pretty successfuly in place of awkward pins. Of...
  110. I think figure prep is essential. Maybe its more...

    I think figure prep is essential. Maybe its more intuitive to those of us who do conversions or model, but it certainly belongs in any video on painting. Wet blending, which seems to get hearalded...
  111. Replies
    43
    Views
    8,326

    @ Einion I have tried everything from...

    @ Einion
    I have tried everything from Sennelier, W&N, Liqutex, Blick and Lascaux. I like the lascaux a lot, but they don't have the range of the Goldens. Liquitex are pretty good (they have a...
  112. Replies
    7
    Views
    6,931

    I use the golden flow release, and the key with...

    I use the golden flow release, and the key with it is diluting it with water. I don't add the flow relase directly to the paint, rather, you should mix it about 10:1 with water, and add that mix...
  113. Replies
    43
    Views
    8,326

    Currently I use Golden Artist Color acrylics,...

    Currently I use Golden Artist Color acrylics, both fluid and heavy body. They are, in my opinion unequaled in terms of quality.
Results 1 to 113 of 114

Privacy Policy  |   Terms and Conditions  |   Contact Us  |   The Legion


Copyright © 2001-2018 CMON Inc.

-->