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Re: Alternate paint schemes - pillars

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

biowizard wrote:
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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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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

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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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