Alternate paint schemes - pillars

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by bernyleung » Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:28 am

Very nice job on the pillar! I'll probably just do mine in a jade green theme.

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by Phoenix Rising » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:37 pm

astolat wrote:
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I love the pillar! I was thinking of green marble for my unpainted dungeon tiles, but I might try upgrading the painted ones in the DOD with this style...
This will be the pillar style for the gray 60% of my DoD+. I've played with my pink granite a bit and it's still just a bit too pink for D&D; this came out wonderfully elegant and weird at the same time.

FWIW, the step I cut out in these instructions: I did some Clear Red after the initial basecoat and before the sponge. If you feel you're not getting what I got, that's the simplification...

I have one pillar left; think I'll try for a black marble, just to try real marbling techniques.

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by astolat » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:04 pm

I love the pillar! I was thinking of green marble for my unpainted dungeon tiles, but I might try upgrading the painted ones in the DOD with this style...

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by Phoenix Rising » Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:35 pm

I was basing it on a French fireplace - and I was too lazy to do the white marble lines that appear in other red marble samples. Rouge griotte is weird stuff.

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by AnimeSensei » Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:57 pm

Looks good, but I might drop o the pearl white. Very cool!
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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by Phoenix Rising » Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:13 pm

Pillar Scheme 3: Rouge Griotte Marble
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Rouge Griotte Marble pillar
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I think I did more work than I needed to in painting this, so here's the reduced count version... Reaper Dragon Red and Brilliant Red 2:1 base. Red Shadow sponged on for the dark marbling. Clear Red daubed on with a #0 brush for the brighter spots, and Pearl White lightly dotted with my Nastiest-Brush-I-Could-Buy. Glazed Dragon Red to bring things down just a smidge. Floor polish for gloss.

This actually paints pretty fast, despite the step count.

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by Oldent » Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:09 pm

Thanks for the compliments. I am going through the closet and moving the Hirst arts to the workshop. I am getting ready to paint the KS.I need the work space.
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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by dice4hire » Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:34 am

The new Reaper Sparkling Snow color 09689 is nice for a white sheen too.
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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by Phoenix Rising » Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:01 pm

Oldent wrote:
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I like the speckles better.
I would add a speckle glitter varnish The pink granite would take a high polish and have mica speckles too.
I might try to futz with the granite. Reaper Pearl White is a satin interference paint, so there's a little glimmer already. The more I look at the granite pillar the more I want extra speckling.

For this standalone pillar a polish would be nice, but these are test subjects for my DoD walls, and that seems a bit too upscale for an entire dungeon!

And yes, that's an impressive organization of an impressive selection of paints and things!

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by pacarat » Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:35 am

That is some impressive organization.

Alot to be said for consistent storage container sizes.

Something to strive for, but doubt I could keep it like that more than a day... entropy abounds in my hobby room.

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