Working with lava flows

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Re: Working with lava flows

Post by Oldent » Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:22 pm

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The waterfall on the right was made from a sheet of clear packing plastic and hot glue. To make it look like DF lava paint it in reds, oranges and yellows. DM Scotty has several videos on how to skulp textures with hot glue.

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Re: Working with lava flows

Post by nielsene » Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:32 pm

Thanks, hopefully I'll be feeling unsick and willing to go outside by the weekend to try grabbing some finger paint to test that out. If I do I'll post pictures of the resulting paint job.

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Re: Working with lava flows

Post by kodiakbear » Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:31 pm

nielsene wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:03 pm
I think I have 8 ks2 waterfalls... But I think I want that many, so will probably avoud painting them
Try painting one with washable finger paint leave it a few days and then wash it off. If it works your good, if not then you are out only one.

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Re: Working with lava flows

Post by kitenerd » Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:50 am

You could always just BEND one of the 8x4 terrain trays ;)
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Re: Working with lava flows

Post by nielsene » Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:03 pm

For ice I still like custom paint, but for lava, acid, river, necronatic sludge, stock colors works great. I do need to finally unpack some of my ks2... I think I have 8 ks2 waterfalls... But I think I want that many, so will probably avoud painting them

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Re: Working with lava flows

Post by GardenDM » Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:43 pm

This is epic and makes me re-think whether I need specialized paint schemes. I could potentially handle all alternate environments (lava, ice, underdoom) with negative space and standard cavern sets...

Food for thought since my budget is limited and storage space is at a premium now.

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Re: Working with lava flows

Post by MrMorden » Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:38 pm

You could paint one of the cavern waterfalls red, or make your own by pouring some resin and dying/painting to suit. Pour it over some LEDs and you could even make it glow...

For something more quick & dirty, you could spray paint some cotton red & black, or wad up some red cellophane.

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Working with lava flows

Post by nielsene » Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:31 pm

Playing with some negative space builds today and realizing I need a lava waterfall. Does anyone know a good way to deal with it?
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Need a nice way to transition between elevations.

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