Merlyn's Comic Books and More
User Info

Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: AsenWolf
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 898

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 117
Total: 117
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Home
02: Community Forums
03: Community Forums
04: News
05: Community Forums
06: Community Forums
07: Home
08: Community Forums
09: Home
10: Community Forums
11: Community Forums
12: My Account
13: Community Forums
14: Home
15: Community Forums
16: Community Forums
17: Home
18: Home
19: Home
20: Home
21: News
22: Home
23: Community Forums
24: Community Forums
25: Community Forums
26: Home
27: Home
28: Community Forums
29: Home
30: Stories Archive
31: Community Forums
32: Home
33: Community Forums
34: Home
35: Community Forums
36: Home
37: Home
38: Community Forums
39: Community Forums
40: Stories Archive
41: Home
42: Community Forums
43: My Account
44: Stories Archive
45: Community Forums
46: Home
47: Home
48: Community Forums
49: Community Forums
50: Community Forums
51: Community Forums
52: My Account
53: Stories Archive
54: Community Forums
55: Home
56: Community Forums
57: Stories Archive
58: Home
59: Stories Archive
60: Home
61: Stories Archive
62: Home
63: Home
64: Community Forums
65: Community Forums
66: Community Forums
67: Stories Archive
68: Community Forums
69: Home
70: Community Forums
71: Home
72: Community Forums
73: Community Forums
74: Community Forums
75: Home
76: Home
77: Community Forums
78: Stories Archive
79: Home
80: Home
81: Community Forums
82: Community Forums
83: Home
84: Community Forums
85: Community Forums
86: Community Forums
87: Home
88: Community Forums
89: News
90: Home
91: Community Forums
92: Home
93: Community Forums
94: Home
95: Home
96: Home
97: Stories Archive
98: Community Forums
99: Stories Archive
100: Home
101: Community Forums
102: Community Forums
103: Community Forums
104: Home
105: Community Forums
106: Community Forums
107: Home
108: Community Forums
109: Home
110: Home
111: Community Forums
112: Home
113: Community Forums
114: Home
115: Home
116: Community Forums
117: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!

Main Menu

Community Forums › Miniature Gaming › Flames of War › Flames of war or American Civil War
Flames of war or American Civil War

Go to page Previous  1, 2
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexFlames of War
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
Dungeon_Master123
Intarweb Mastar!


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 448
Location: spokane, WA

PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2006 3:37 pm    Post subject: Re: Flames of war or American Civil War

So do i paint the base and then dip it in the earth stuff or paint it with glue and then dip it in?

_________________
FOR THE FATHER LAND!!!!!!



Register at this Miniature War Game forum for free!!!
minibattles.freeforums...portal.php
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
DeathorGlory
Intarweb Mastar!


Joined: Dec 31, 1969
Posts: 390
Location: Spokane

PostPosted: Thu Apr 20, 2006 5:04 pm    Post subject: Re: Flames of war or American Civil War

Glue always seems to show through, especially with play and transporting troops. If some of the scenery gets knocked off in a game or transport if there painted all you end up seeing is a painted area that blends in. I paint, dip, tap extra off and look the base over. If it needs another layer or if you are going to add a different terrain type on top, paint the area and tap again. To add bushes, I do use elmers glue on the bushes because they need the extra hold. This is how you get depth in terraining bases. Multiple layers. Take a piece of card board and try the technique on it, you will see what I am talking about. A little practice and you will like the result. A dark green under the terrain gives it depth, if you are doing an area where grass or woods would be. The burnt umber works well for desert or sicily or italy. So lighter sand over a darker color brings out the sand effect. I am working on a British first army for the Tuniscian front that should be fun to play. It is a defensive force.

_________________
Defense is for the timid
Back to top
View user's profile
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page     Forum IndexFlames of War All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Go to page Previous  1, 2
Page 2 of 2


Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum

Latest Posts
Last 10 Forum Messages

Smash Up the Bigger and Geekier box
Last post by MIK_EL_PABST in General Gaming Discussion on Sep 11, 2018 at 01:06:52

August 2018 Heroclix Events
Last post by HZeraze in Heroclix, Wizkids on Aug 16, 2018 at 17:46:40

July 2018 Heroclix Events
Last post by HZeraze in Heroclix, Wizkids on Jul 27, 2018 at 18:54:37

FORGE WAR
Last post by MIK_EL_PABST in General Gaming Discussion on Jun 05, 2018 at 03:46:00

MUNCHKIN COLLECTIBLE CARD GAME
Last post by MIK_EL_PABST in General Gaming Discussion on May 14, 2018 at 02:19:12

Firefly Adventures: Brigands and Browncoats
Last post by MIK_EL_PABST in General Gaming Discussion on May 08, 2018 at 02:39:43

Tons of New Bones Minis!
Last post by CharlesFaust in D&D Minis on Apr 14, 2018 at 20:11:22

New miniatures, RPG books, and games!
Last post by CharlesFaust in General Gaming Discussion on Apr 06, 2018 at 23:06:43

New Pre-Con Decks for MTG!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Magic: The Gathering on Apr 06, 2018 at 17:50:54

New Graphic Novels, Kids Books, Collectibles, and More!
Last post by CharlesFaust in Graphic Novels on Apr 04, 2018 at 18:33:48


Survey
Best comic book to movie adaptation




Results :: Polls

Votes: 1569
Comments: 4

Links

Get Firefox!
The logos and trademarks used on this site are the property of their respective owners
We are not responsible for comments posted by our users, as they are the property of the poster
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy
Created by Mars