Chris Beilby (cbeilby@hotmail.com)
Mon, 23 Aug 1999 10:33:06 PDT


>From: MS06ZAK@aol.com
>Reply-To: gundam@aeug.org
>To: gundam@aeug.org
>Subject: Re: [gundam] Colony Drops and Painting Guides
>Date: Mon, 23 Aug 1999 13:05:56 EDT
>
>In a message dated 8/23/99 10:10:57 AM Central Daylight Time,
>skeizer@juno.com writes:
>
><< > Especially when the plastic is molded to be the right colors? I was
> > thinking of a few ink washes or something to bring out the
> > detail..anyone have an MS painting guide?
>
> How do you do an ink wash? That sounds like a great way to make panel
> lines show up. (I'm a novice painter myself...) >>
>
>
>An ink wash is a very thin wash of colors that settles into the grooves and
>crevices of a model. It is usually used for painting miniatures for RPG
>and
>War gaming. The only thing that I would warn you is that since you aren't
>gluing, puttying, etc. the wash will probably make the seam lines stck out
>REALLY bad..
>
>Jason

Exactly. If you plan to use an ink wash or paint wash, you need to use
filler putty and paint your model WITHOUT FAIL. Using a wash on a unfilled
model is often worse than just leaving it unfilled and not doing so.

Christopher Beilby
Gundam_Wiz of Gundam MUSH
(Telnet: gundam.jafa.net Port 9999)

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