Thursday, 29 July 2010

World War One Naval miniatures (part 4)

The result of leaving the water effects to dry for 48 hours is a very shiney, slightly too blue, blue sea. I've never liked the effect so have to add a few more small steps...

Step three - dry brush the waves using Citadel skull white, ensuring that you only catch the top of the waves.
Even after the dry brushing the sea is still too shiney for my liking which, of course, means there is a...

Stage four - Paint the model all over (ship and base) with a coat of Vallejo Matt Varnish. I use a paint on varnish as I have found the quality of spray varnish has deteriated over the last few years - and there is nothing worse than a satisfying paint job being f**ked up by shonky spray varnish.

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