Textures/patterns and tester paints. - Wargaming Forum and Wargamer Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-19-10, 06:40 AM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
Whiskey's Avatar
Whiskey's Flag is: United Kingdom
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Fareham
Posts: 110
Reputation: 1
Default Textures/patterns and tester paints.

Hello guys and girls.

I was in Homebase DIY store yesturday and i had a look through the wallpaper section for some textured paper for my curent project, i found that its common to take a sample of the open rolls, so i did like 4 foot sample i came away with some good tile looking paper that i am going to use as floor tiles and another hatch style. There is strips meshy and more to use for floors walls or even whole tables that could be used.

I also checked out the paint area for larger volumes of paint for scenery. rules for this Must be dull finish, no shine at all and ofc non flamable etc. so i find the matt finish, the ones i found were called Calky Flat Matt from wickes, the finish effect was very matt and it mixed well and was dry pretty fast. It also smelt like acrylic art paints i used in collage.

The Wallpaper was free and the 75ml pots were on clearance for 49p each, normally 99p.

ill get some pics up soon if i can.

Whiskey
Whiskey is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-21-11, 01:59 PM
Where is Jessica Hyde?
 
humakt's Avatar
humakt's Flag is: England
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 5,182
Reputation: 30
Default

How much area did the 75ml pots cover?

I have seen textured paper before but never thought to use it for anything hobby related. It will beinteresting to see how your work turns out.

Your toast has been burnt and no amount of scraping will get rid of the black bits.
humakt is offline  
Reply

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

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