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Offline Ioannis

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Painting Buildings for Wargames
« on: December 05, 2014, 11:02:43 AM »
I have posted photos of a Hudson & Allen building...

http://leuthenjournal.blogspot.gr/2014/12/painting-buildings-for-wargames.html

Cheers!


Offline AndrewBeasley

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Re: Painting Buildings for Wargames
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2014, 10:37:39 PM »
Very nice work.  The wood is great.

One question though - why the brown / cream roof? All the straw roof material I have seen is grey or black...

Not saying it looks wrong but just comparing it to the UK present day buildings.
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Offline Ioannis

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Re: Painting Buildings for Wargames
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2014, 10:40:37 PM »
Thanks...

The owner had the roof recently thatched!

It makes for a good contrast, basically...

Offline Harry Faversham

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Re: Painting Buildings for Wargames
« Reply #3 on: December 05, 2014, 11:17:02 PM »
Dry brushing is usually a cheap, cheerful and quick way to knock up a bit of scenery/building...  use it as a 'proper' painting technique and the results can be stunning.

:)
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