Friday, 13 January 2012

Dystopian Wars 1:1200 Prussian fleet

My latest little project came to fruition much faster than expected - these really are very easy to paint. A grey undercoat, followed by three tones of blue-grey to white drybrushing. A slate blue ink wash on the hull and yellow followed by a caramel brown on the decking.
To simulate both the electrical nature and the verdigris on the copper, the tesla coils started with a cobalt blue wash. I tried using liquitex copper on them, but the paint proved too thick, so I ended up finishing them using a metallic red ultra fine POSCA. Some black washing on the faraday cages and the Prussian Red White Black on the funnels finished the project. I think you'll agree they look rather nice.

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