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"Waves on Naval Bases" Topic

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The Last Conformist16 May 2024 12:55 a.m. PST

My (very few) naval have waves on their bases, but they're neither 3D nor painted: I bought paper with a sea surface printed on it and put on top of the base.

David Manley16 May 2024 2:57 a.m. PST

I paint waves on some and have 2D waves on others

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP16 May 2024 8:15 a.m. PST

I started with painting waves and wakes and have shifted to water texturing material from Vallejo with painted wakes.

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP16 May 2024 11:43 a.m. PST

I recently did my first naval minis for Mantic Games' Armada. I painted waves and wakes on the ships:

Here's a closeup WIP shot. In play the bases aren't all that visible, due to the size of the ships, so the arm's length appearance works pretty well, I think:

William Warner16 May 2024 3:06 p.m. PST

I was lured to open this topic because I thought it would about "women warriors" of the Navy. They were still called "Waves" back in the prehistoric days when I served.

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2024 9:38 a.m. PST

For my wee little ships I just paint the bases blue

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