Tutorial: SaltNHairspray Rust: Shake It, Shake It Real Good!

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gattz
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Tutorial: SaltNHairspray Rust: Shake It, Shake It Real Good!

Postby gattz » Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:30 am

The following is an excerpt of a blog article.  Read Full Article

*cue music, you know you want to: doo doodoo doo. doo. doodoo doo doodoo* The deeper I get in to this hobby, the more I'm reflecting on my masochistic tendencies. Why do we slave over these little, tiny dudes and dudettes? Why are we trying to recreate these fantastic battle scenes from overhead, like a mind controlling falcon, hellbent on tactical dominance left to polyhedral randomization? Rust. The answer is rust. Actually, it's not, but rust was on my mind as of late. What often motivates me, is trying a new technique or medium to experiment with. I despise painting all my ...

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Tutorial: SaltNHairspray Rust: Shake It, Shake It Real Good!

Postby hahma » Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:02 am

Great writeup as usual Chris!

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Eilif
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Tutorial: SaltNHairspray Rust: Shake It, Shake It Real Good!

Postby Eilif » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:27 pm

Excellent work.
About midway through I was a bit doubtfull, but the final result is really great looking. I've been trying various colors oversprayed on Krylon ruddy brown to make a rusty look, but with the salt, the spotty-ness of your technique has a great realism.

Hope to get to play on these soon!

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Re: Tutorial: SaltNHairspray Rust: Shake It, Shake It Real Good!

Postby timlillig » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:49 pm

It looks like a fun kit to put together and paint. I look forward to seeing the results in person some time.
-Tim

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Tutorial: SaltNHairspray Rust: Shake It, Shake It Real Good!

Postby joshthemaker » Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:52 pm

Excellent work! The few times I tried salt, it ended up discoloring the surrounding basecoat (tamiya) that really was un-cool, but I think I need to try it again using some different paints.


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