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Post by joeinthebox on Sat Aug 01, 2009 2:11 am

I bought a big thing of red food colouring and although it has painted the sheep bone I tested very nicely, am wondering if it would work as paint for warhammer as I have no red paint and don't really want the food colouring test it on a figure just incase.
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Post by Disposable-hero on Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:37 am

it would probably make a good wash... but not as a basecoat.
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Post by joeinthebox on Sat Aug 01, 2009 9:50 pm

i still dont no how to do washes.. u will have to show me how to nxt weekend, i think i'll w8 till i no b4 paintin the monolith cos i want it perfect
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Post by Disposable-hero on Sun Aug 02, 2009 6:15 pm

i would love to work on the monolith myself, it would be EPIC, but yeah i'll show ya what its about, have a look at my thousand sons sorcerers sword, thats a blue wash on top of silver, highlighted with gold,
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Post by joeinthebox on Tue Aug 04, 2009 2:51 pm

woo i have all those colours
the monolith is built now but am waitin till u r here b4 i paint it cos i want it done properly
am thinkin of grimy bleached bone colour with bits of black silver and bronze
i replaced the crappy green plastic crystal with a fake diamond of a chandelier
i have a whole 7 colours now lol not including the food colouring
i have decided to test it on the blade of a guass flayer
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Post by joeinthebox on Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:09 pm

i have now re painted all my warriors so that they have blood on in varying amount
th food colouring looks like dried blood when it dries but if u mix it with pva glue it keeps the reddy colour
i also found tht if you put to much on ad then wipe it off, it leaves a bloody stain on the blade which looks awesome on my necron lords staff.
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Post by Spiritcurse on Wed Aug 05, 2009 2:15 pm

Thanks for that last bit, my commissars can have that on their swords. And possibly on their guns.
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Post by joeinthebox on Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:47 pm

npz
4 a couple of the older lookin necrons i put spatterings of blood over their faces and pools of it at their feet as if theyv been walking through piles of corpses (patricks idea)
food colouring also works better for blood than paint cos of the way it goes on the plastic like blood would
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Post by Disposable-hero on Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:01 pm

it sounds extremely similar to a wash, but cheaper...
sounds good to me Very Happy


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Post by joeinthebox on Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:17 pm

whats a wah?
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Post by Disposable-hero on Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:18 pm

whoops my bad, spelling mistake, fixed now
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Post by joeinthebox on Wed Aug 05, 2009 8:28 pm

i still dnt no how to do a wash..
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Post by Disposable-hero on Thu Aug 06, 2009 8:23 am

it just so happens to be something i'm good at, i'll show ya
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Post by patrickspud on Thu Aug 06, 2009 11:16 am

woo go tom
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Post by joeinthebox on Thu Aug 06, 2009 11:31 am

all hail nurgle!
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Post by Disposable-hero on Thu Aug 06, 2009 12:35 pm

nurgle made me diseased so i couldnt work last weekend
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Post by joeinthebox on Thu Aug 06, 2009 12:37 pm

i blame the flag waving
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Post by Disposable-hero on Thu Aug 06, 2009 12:41 pm

or snorting the flag particles...
considering it was either a bad cold or swine flu XD
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Post by joeinthebox on Thu Aug 06, 2009 12:44 pm

lol damn u green dust!
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Post by Disposable-hero on Thu Aug 06, 2009 12:45 pm

damn the green dust
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Post by joeinthebox on Thu Aug 06, 2009 12:53 pm

this isnt relevant in the slightest but im only 10 posts away from a new start (apparently)
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Post by Disposable-hero on Thu Aug 06, 2009 1:05 pm

i think, dont hold me to it, it may be 200
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Post by joeinthebox on Thu Aug 06, 2009 1:29 pm

will soon c
am just happy iv done like 10% of the forums stuff accordin to my profile
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Post by joeinthebox on Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:15 pm

found a problem with the food colouring, water makes it come off (found out while putting transfers on) but i took toms advice of using real blood n it works really well
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Post by Disposable-hero on Tue Aug 18, 2009 7:35 pm

it does look loads betterr than the fake stuff.
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