Ok, what did I do wrong? - Page 2 - Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums
Modelling and Painting Discuss or display anything and everything regarding Terrain, Modelling and Painting here.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-05-12, 07:35 AM
Senior Member
 
Rems's Avatar
Rems's Flag is: Australia
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Australia
Posts: 1,717
Reputation: 19
Default

You have a few options.

1, prime/basecoat with a lighter colour. A white or grey spray for example.

2, Build up the bright orange starting from a darker tone. ie red or brown base then blend up from that.

3, keep priming with black but if you want to then apply a light colour with poor coverage like yellow/orange first put down a layer of something like astronomicon grey. As a foundation colour it will cover well but is a light colour and so won't bleed through to the orange.

4, keep applying thin layers, it will cover eventually. (colours in the red area of the colour spectrum are infamous for needing a lot of layers for good coverage)

Personally i undercoat with white if i'm going to be painting a lot of lighter colours or want a bright miniature as it's easier to shade down from white than blend up from black.

Rems is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums > Hobby > Modelling and Painting

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome