Painting miniatures, terrain and scenery.

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Sterge

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Yeah stuff like firefighter suits seem to be tan or yellow:

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Mine are supposed to be during a shift on the front line so more grime than less is probably the way to go.

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Maybe a drybrush of brown around the boots and lower legs/gloves to give that dirty been walking around in the dirt look.

Then you can highlight back the other parts and leave the agrax in the recesses
 

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Yellow and white are just difficult. make the paint really watery / thin, like a milk, then layer, layer, layer.
Do not cake it on as it'll look terrible.
As sterge says, just wash directly into the recesses to save time
 

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Chief

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Although I did put another wash over the messy silver edge highlights on the masks to dull them down a bit more. And why the f is this photo flipped on its side??

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Stand back from your screen a few metres and tilt your head to the left.
 
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Sterge

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Game over, man. Have to call it a day. Yellow is caking up a bit. Good enough for a game of something.

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Looks great, yellow is vibrant as fu**. A million times better at taking pics than i am. the bases look good as well

I reckon a final drybrush or weathering pigments on the feet and lower legs to give that impression they have been trudging through dirt would look ace
 

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Been playing around with some ideas for bases my next army

Knocked these up as a POC not 100% happy with the sand colour and the 'waves' are too big but as a first trial i think it works

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I've been giving my new Creality CR-6SE 3D printer a work out
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Jagdpanzer 38 "Hetzer", Jagdpanzer IV/70, KV-1s, Semovente 75/18, Char B1 bis, Heavy Tank T28/105mm Gun Motor Carriage T95/Super Heavy Tank T28, and Tank, Cruiser, MkVIII, Cromwell all in roughly 15mm scale

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Making a chess set for a secret santa. As much as it's cool to look at, the rainbow metallic has proven a lot more difficult to work with than the purple, or the white I got for free with the printer.
 

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So I'm totally hooked now. This is a really fun hobby. I've learnt some lessons along the way

1) Don't try and imitate what's on the box. They're painted by professionals - I'm not
2) Don't sweat the small mistakes
3) Be fun with colours - I recently painted some orcs blue - I thought they might come out looking like smurfs but they ended up looking pretty bad-arse
4) Shading is your friend. It hides imperfections

Here's some of my recent completions. A froghemoth (that was an absolute bugger to put together), a gelantinous cube, a remorhaz and a bone golem.

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