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Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2020 11:20 a.m. PST

….locating a Workshop(I think) article from 3-4 years ago on painting spaceships. It had a great method for painting lights on the ships.

Any one have an idea?

And yes, before anyone says it, I'm sure there are a few TMPer's who think I need help in other areas. grin

Dave

Henry Martini09 Mar 2020 11:41 a.m. PST

Well… you do play with toy soldiers, don't you?

HMS Exeter09 Mar 2020 2:55 p.m. PST

Was it this one?

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Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian09 Mar 2020 3:25 p.m. PST

Exeter, good find

Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2020 4:20 p.m. PST

Bang on!

Thank you.

Dave

khanscom09 Mar 2020 4:24 p.m. PST

I've also had good results by underpainting the window area in white and overpainting with Liquitex acrylic flourescent paints in red or green.

HMS Exeter09 Mar 2020 7:54 p.m. PST

I've found pretty decent results doing TMP searches by going out to Google and then searching back in.

TMP/spaceship/lights got it done.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2020 8:42 p.m. PST

Outside lights are important, both for illuminating landing area and for letting others see where your ship is, e.g., as you're coming in to port.

Windows, though -- aren't you afraid of being driven insane by the hyperspace blind spot?

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HMS Exeter10 Mar 2020 2:46 a.m. PST

@Oberlindes

That's why you only put windows in the front, so you can get that great screen saver star field effect.

Very soothing.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2020 4:27 p.m. PST

@HMS Exeter:

Thanks for reminding me of the star field screen saver. What ever happened to it?

von Schwartz16 Mar 2020 5:10 p.m. PST

Oberlindes – they couldn't get rid of the hyperspace blind spot in the screen saver.

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