Painting the Pool in the Chamber of Sorrows

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Re: Painting the Pool in the Chamber of Sorrows

Post by ZoeBrain » Thu May 17, 2018 11:03 pm

Many Thanks for the welcome.

I've been involved in FRP since 1976, sometime contributor to Alarums & Excursions.
I just wish this terrain had been available then, and also that I'd had the money when young to afford it, and time to paint it!

Now working on cave-in modules. Starting with styrofoam sealed with PVA glue, might try casting in resin. A full square one, and a narrow one. Maybe some corner pieces for partly collapsed rooms.

Two more KS1 sets to paint now. I use artists acrylics. A sponge brush for the initial grey, otherwise bog standard as per video.

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Re: Painting the Pool in the Chamber of Sorrows

Post by William » Thu May 17, 2018 6:11 pm

It worked this time without doing anything. Who knows?
The modular pool inserts look good, I still have to do something with the one CoS pool I got.

By the way, Craig's List in our area (Western WA) has a painted Chamber of Sorrows listed within a bunch of other Caverns for sale.
https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/tag/ ... 14849.html
I would want the wicked cavern pack and was in contact, but he had a possible full sale a week or so ago and he never got back in touch after that. I did notice some dungeon items came off the list, but none of the caverns. I also don't want to drive for the one pack, it's about 40 miles straight through Seattle traffic. (yuk) ;)
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Re: Painting the Pool in the Chamber of Sorrows

Post by AnimeSensei » Thu May 17, 2018 5:58 pm

William wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 3:49 pm
Would love to see, but picture didn't open for me?

By the way, WELCOME to the addiction ZoeBrain... :)
I had to copy/paste the google drive link from my reply window into a new tab to see it.
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Re: Painting the Pool in the Chamber of Sorrows

Post by William » Thu May 17, 2018 3:49 pm

Would love to see, but picture didn't open for me?

By the way, WELCOME to the addiction ZoeBrain... :)
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Re: Painting the Pool in the Chamber of Sorrows

Post by AnimeSensei » Thu May 17, 2018 9:16 am

Looks good!
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Re: Painting the Pool in the Chamber of Sorrows

Post by ZoeBrain » Thu May 17, 2018 9:07 am

My method -
Ingredients:
Disposable Clear acetate box, of the type used by many sushi takeaways.
Pair of compasses or scrapbook circle cutter.
Nail scissors, curved.
Acrylic paintof choice, medium brush, white or silver spray enamel.
Piece of scrap paper.

Method:
Use compasses or circle cutter to score a circle on the scrap paper to fit pool.
Cut out circle, then adjust diameter of compasss for a perfect fit by trial and error.

Score circle on acetate box lid, now you have the right diameter.
Cut acetate with nail scissors along the scored line.
Check for fit, trimming as needed.

Repeat for as many inserts as you want.

On each insert, paint thickly one side with colour of choice.
Repeat with second coat.
For a homogeneous rather than swirly/cloudy finish, repeat with third and fourth thin coats.

Wait till dry. To brighten up colour and protect the paint from scratching, two coats of silver or white enamel spray over the painted surface.

Now turn it over. The visible surface will be shiny and have a depth to it. It has no paint on so no paint can be rubbed off.

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Re: Painting the Pool in the Chamber of Sorrows

Post by Arravis » Thu Aug 20, 2015 2:48 pm

Awesome, thanks!!

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Re: Painting the Pool in the Chamber of Sorrows

Post by jchunick » Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:27 pm

Arravis wrote:Just seeing if anyone knows if you need to paint the pool before you try the insert or if you paint it after? If you paint it after, it would seem you'd risk the insert being too large.

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I woldn't think painting it after would affect it, unless paint was applied very liberally. I used paper inserts underneath for the clearer 'liquid' inserts I made and it didn't affect things that much.
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Re: Re:Painting the Pool in the Chamber of Sorrows

Post by jchunick » Thu Aug 20, 2015 12:26 pm

dungeonmastermark wrote:
Undel wrote:
dungeonmastermark wrote:Image
Oh wow, I had not seen this mod yet. I love the tentacle creature. My group would probably see that and go "Whoa, better avoid that!" ...until ~10 minutes have passed and someone just can't resist poking it...
lol... i actually used it as a safespot.. the party was scared to go close to it. But when they finally did the tentacles were a harmless creature... but its fun to make the players paranoid.
Hahaha! That's awesome. :-)
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Re: Re:Painting the Pool in the Chamber of Sorrows

Post by dungeonmastermark » Thu Aug 20, 2015 8:23 am

Undel wrote:
dungeonmastermark wrote:Image
Oh wow, I had not seen this mod yet. I love the tentacle creature. My group would probably see that and go "Whoa, better avoid that!" ...until ~10 minutes have passed and someone just can't resist poking it...
lol... i actually used it as a safespot.. the party was scared to go close to it. But when they finally did the tentacles were a harmless creature... but its fun to make the players paranoid.

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