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Plasticote crackle spray is good for large areas, I used it for a Realm of Battle board I did for a mate. Another option, though tricksy, is to deliberately induce primer shock; I've used this for nurgle in the past. For small areas, I still think the gw paint is ok.

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 inmygravenimage wrote:
Plasticote crackle spray is good for large areas, I used it for a Realm of Battle board I did for a mate. Another option, though tricksy, is to deliberately induce primer shock; I've used this for nurgle in the past. For small areas, I still think the gw paint is ok.


Thanks for the feedback, graven! Is the GW stuff precolored? I need my crackle to be blue-gray when it dries.

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GW crackle paint is precoloured - brown (Agrellan Earth), black (Mordant Earth) or red (Martian Ironearth). You might be able to mix in another colour to tint it - but those aren't great starting places for blue-gray - the brown might be light enough. I've had experience adding black on top of red (before I worked out they had a black...) - but it's fiddly and I wouldn't recommend it.

   
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 Arakasi wrote:
GW crackle paint is precoloured - brown (Agrellan Earth), black (Mordant Earth) or red (Martian Ironearth). You might be able to mix in another colour to tint it - but those aren't great starting places for blue-gray - the brown might be light enough. I've had experience adding black on top of red (before I worked out they had a black...) - but it's fiddly and I wouldn't recommend it.


Thanks, Arakasi! That's good feedback. Yeah, none of those colors seem quite right as a starting point for blue-gray.

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Okay, so I'm working on more Spacehulk open floorplan tiles and thought I'd show off my crud-in-progress shots. This is layers of superglue with baking powder, white glue with fine ballast and clay ballast, thinned white glue with baking soda, and a sealing layer of 40:50:10 of water/white glue/grey paint. In these shots the top most layer is still damp.



These will dry overnight and then I might add another layer of crud before I prime them.

Thanks for looking. C&C always welcome. Have an awesome day!


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Have no fear, these are showing up! Nice job on these, and looking forward to seeing them painted up

Thanks for sharing



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What an excellent technique for showing thick layers of rust! And the pics here show it off well.

"Crud In Progress"- CIP- I'm stealing that! I mean, paying the highest compliment to your originality by using a phrase you pioneered without providing attribution...yeah, that's it!

Good to see your post- rock on!

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Lol, thanks? I'll have more progress shots up tomorrow. I'm trying to work on something every day. We'll see how long i can keep that up. Wish me luck

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So, I have 2 of the same design tiles and wanted to show off the comparison between the two.


And then wanted to show off the second layer of crud on one of the other tiles, before I added the sealing layer of watered down glue.


That's my work for today. Goodnight.

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That's crud tastic. Beautiful work.

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I decided to focus in on these two tiles and work on them both until they are completed. I added a second layer of crud to what I'm dubbing the "Generator Tile". Here it is with a second layer of 10:40 mix of white glue/water still soaking.


And some glamour (detail) shots, too. Some of these larger red stones will get plucked off after the sealing layer dries to create irregular depressions in the crud.


I call this other tile, "the Organ". I added a lot more crud.


That's my progress for today. Thanks for looking. C&C always welcome. Have an awesome day!

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That's a great idea adding stones to the drying glue solution to later remove and leave pits and depressions- almost a 'reverse salt' method of weathering! The tiles are really developing into something different than the usual run of reddish plastic simulating metal fatigue and decay.

Rock on.

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 Meer_Cat wrote:
That's a great idea adding stones to the drying glue solution to later remove and leave pits and depressions- almost a 'reverse salt' method of weathering! The tiles are really developing into something different than the usual run of reddish plastic simulating metal fatigue and decay.

Rock on.


Thanks, Meer_Cat! I'm trying to develop a habit of making every day. Encouraging feedback like this really helps me stay focused. More pictures in a few hours.


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I started detailing another tile with a crumpled up foil yogurt top. Behold:


That's all I had energy for. More tomorrow. Thanks for looking.

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Here you might be able to spot where I plucked out the stones.


And then sealed/primed.


And the yogurt foil demonstrating its reluctance to be painted.


That's progress for today. Thanks for looking. Feedback always welcome.

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Yes, I see the effect with the bits of stone- very nice pockmarking and lends itself well to the painting phase. I've been so busy making sure that the rocks I put on my boards _don't_ fall off it never occurred to me the advantages of the look if they did- I'll rectify that!

With the foil lid- aluminum looks like new even when junked until it oxidizes- maybe leave invert the board at safe distance above a candle and add some soot black to the aluminum foil and call it wrecked?

Excellent work and a little progress each day makes for a lot of progress over time. I need to get myself moving again and post some progress too!

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Sorry, folks, didn't make any progress today. I slept instead. But today is my Friday and, except for a drive down the coast in the evening to see the wild bunnies, I haven't much planned for my weekend. I should be able to get a few things done.

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Northumberland

Really nice work on the cruddening!

Would look great as a snow effect too.

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 Olthannon wrote:
Really nice work on the cruddening!

Would look great as a snow effect too.


Thanks, Olthannon!

I made progress on my tiles. Just a grey base coat, but progress is progress, right?


Also this pile of wrinkled metal is reacting strangely with paint, so it's a learning experience as I go.


Thanks for looking!

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When I first saw your photos I thought you were doing a snow themed outpost - excited to see more paint on them, but now I have ideas for making a snow-covered series of industrialized tiles with your methods!

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blockade23 wrote:
When I first saw your photos I thought you were doing a snow themed outpost - excited to see more paint on them, but now I have ideas for making a snow-covered series of industrialized tiles with your methods!


I'm glad you're inspired, blockade23!

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Mostly, on my phone.

I love a strange reaction, especially when doing terrain. No matter what, it always turns out interesting!

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Yep, experiments sometimes give us great results and sometimes some unexpected goodies as well. Nature always gives us a little bit of unexpected "fun". Kind of looks like a tarp under the debris.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
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It's real fun seeing those tiles develop. And love the reacting tin foil, excited to see, how it will settle or what it will do next
   
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Thanks for the feedback, everyone! I drybrushed some highlights on all 3 tiles:


And I liked your idea, Theo, so decided I should base coat it to reflect:


More up soon. Thanks for looking and have an awesome day!

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Mostly, on my phone.

Oh, that blue tarp looks great. The long building at the end reminds me of Mussolini's typewriter in Rome. Perhaps some broken decaying statuary atop it?

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
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Boards are looking really tasty - and interesting to know that the foil is a difficult material to work with!

Thanks for sharing



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Philadelphia

I like your recent texture work.

   
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Affton, MO. USA

You have done a fantastic job on all these tiles. Great work on that tarp that your subconscious created .

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
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 inmygravenimage wrote:
Oh, that blue tarp looks great. The long building at the end reminds me of Mussolini's typewriter in Rome. Perhaps some broken decaying statuary atop it?


Do you mean the Victor Emmanuel II Monument? Mussolini's Typewriter is an actual typewriter.

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I do indeed

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