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Gunner Dunbar12 Oct 2019 8:57 p.m. PST

Hi guys

A painting progression on the cheap mech, started with a grey undercoat, then black wash, and white dry brush for pre shading, I bought a contrast red to test how they are, and thought I would use this project for the test, applied the contrast red, and then regular acrylic black, the contrast would suit those wanting to paint large numbers quickly, but I wasn't happy with the results, so have gone over it with acrylic red (Vallejo), next up I'll do a black pin wash, then highlights, then add some details, then weathering. I think I need to add more detail to the base, rubbish and debris, thoughts?
More pics here
https://gunnerswargamming.blogspot.com/2019/10/paint-progression-cheap-15mm-mech.html





ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 6:46 a.m. PST

Looking good so far. Do red ones stomp harder?

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP13 Oct 2019 6:52 a.m. PST

Sure, ZuluPaul. They stomp faster, which everyone knows, and it's mass X velocity.

Oberlindes Sol LIC13 Oct 2019 11:12 a.m. PST

Mass x acceleration, actually, but no question that red accelerates faster, especially ones with flames painted on the sides.

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Teasing aside, I love what you're doing with them, and the touch of the mech crushing a car is awesome.

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