Alternate paint schemes - pillars

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by Rabbit Burner » Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:20 am

Oldent a Tree of many pillars.

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by dice4hire » Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:02 am

I definitely need to try some of this on my KSV
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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by Oldent » Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:49 am

Runeweaver wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:23 pm
Oldent, I particularly like that. Give some instruction on what you did, please.
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Base coat lava red.
With a sponge dab lightly with cavern dry brush.
Follow with black. The final lava glaze with 3 parts floor wax and lava red.

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Practice with the sponge a little bit on paper
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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by Runeweaver » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:23 pm

Oldent, I particularly like that. Give some instruction on what you did, please.

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by Oldent » Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:24 pm

Phoenix Rising wrote:
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Pillar Scheme 3: Rouge Griotte Marble
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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.
I was inspired to try this by your photo. I need to add black and gold.

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I am going to try several different sponges
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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by Phoenix Rising » Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:21 am

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I once saw a tutorial of someone painting very realistic marble. He had used a tooth brush slightly dipped in white paint and then used his fingers on the bristles to create a very fine mist of white paint droplets targeting the object to be painted. The result was stunning and the white "dots" obtained were way smaller and chaotically spread then what you can easily obtain with a paint brush.
I thought about spattering my granite, but couldn't bring myself to deal with the mess if I decided to use it for my KSV pillars! Another tutorial suggests a scrubbing pad for stippling I might try that some day.

For this marble, I'm mimicking a very specific stone that's actually an aggregate; the splotching in pictures of it reminds me of tables with fossilized ammonites included. I'm thinking of trying a 4x4 floor with it, including some white streaking like many larger pieces of this stone have. Or maybe going with a more traditional, duller red marble for the floor. Also contemplating how to make my marble flooring flat and polished!

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by biowizard » Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:26 pm

I once saw a tutorial of someone painting very realistic marble. He had used a tooth brush slightly dipped in white paint and then used his fingers on the bristles to create a very fine mist of white paint droplets targeting the object to be painted. The result was stunning and the white "dots" obtained were way smaller and chaotically spread then what you can easily obtain with a paint brush.

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by Phoenix Rising » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:24 pm

My wife becomes a partial painting widow on Monday - we'll see how this translates to KSV vaulted pieces! Thanks for the eyeballs and feedback!

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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by kitenerd » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:22 pm

i especially like how much the red makes the gold pop out color wise

nice combo!
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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

Post by Rabbit Burner » Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:15 am

Skills Phoenix Rising

Very nice Pillar
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