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Offline Neldoreth

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« on: June 01, 2007, 05:59:48 AM »
The other day I went to the pet store and picked up a number of plants for my jungle terrain project. After spending $12 and then another $10 at the hobby shop I whipped these jungle foliage bases together:







The only question I have is whether or not you guys think I should paint the trees. The pic on the bottom is painted, the others are not. I like the unpainted ones, but they do kinda look like the kids toys that they are. What do you guys think?

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Offline Driscoles

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« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2007, 06:04:08 AM »
Pls paint the trees. They dont harmony with the great bases you made.

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Offline Westfalia Chris

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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2007, 06:42:49 AM »
Oh yes, for whosever sake, please paint the trees. They are just too "plasticky". I´d suggest drybrushing and then washing the trunks, and paint the upper surfaces of the leaves a darker green, maybe just a wash.

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« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2007, 06:43:15 AM »
Greetings.
Yep, please paint them.
The "green" is very much plastic and doesn't look very natural. Normally I would spray paint them and eventually brush some highlights. The wooden part of the palms would need a new coat as well .. but not nearly that much than the leafes.
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« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2007, 12:32:08 PM »
You don't really need to PAINT'm: wash dark brown & highlight the colors, then matt varnish: this gives a nice result with little work.
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Offline Lowtardog

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« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2007, 12:35:26 PM »
A quick wash, maybe a bit of a dry brush and as Rudis says the varnish should do the rest. To hide the joint at the top perhaps some cocomuts etc?

shiny is good as the plants are quite leathery in real life and dew etc would produce a sheen for the eye :D

Offline Whitewolf

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« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2007, 12:19:13 AM »
If I may ask a noobie question, what was used for the bases and how were the trees held in place?

Thanks

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« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2007, 06:36:33 AM »
Paint them .

Were are the Palmtrees from ?
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