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06-17-2004, 01:24


06-17-2004, 02:04
GREAT tutorial. IS that with acrylics or enamel?

06-17-2004, 02:20
Hey Hey Hey! Your really good at this. Can't wait to see your first complete figure. Btw where did you get your paints from.

06-17-2004, 02:37
Hey-- that's pretty damn cool. Thanks for sharing, Joe!

06-17-2004, 03:30
Who cares what it costs as long as it looks good, and that sir, look good! Nice job.

Pvt. Ryan HOH
06-17-2004, 04:13
You can also try this by just cutting a slotted template from paper. Just stand far away and dont angle the spray, spray in light short bursts too.

The above method is harder to mess the gun up, if you angle your spray the cotton stops is some. With a paper template the spray can get under it and mess the project up.

Great work by the way, ill have to try the cotton thingy next tim i paint and see what happens (ive got an mk19 waiting to be painted around here somewhere.

P.S. Another tip is to add lotion to the buttstock, and grips. When your done painting wipe away and viola, its worn and torn. Filling and sanding can work too, but require more time (but probably get a better effect.

Magnificent Bastard
06-17-2004, 08:23
Amazing how such a simple technique can result in such glorious results.

Thank you for sharing with us GI JOE, that's very generous of you.

Wish the rest of our great bashers would do this.

06-17-2004, 08:30
Should put this thread I archive for later use or tutorial section for the newbies who dont know how to paint.


06-17-2004, 10:49
Hey, that's a pretty cool technique. I'll have to try that out. Do you have any problems with the cotton sticking to the paint at all?

Here's what I've done. Same concept, different technique:


06-17-2004, 11:40
Awesome! Thanks for sharing.

And I must say that the visual presentation and layout of your tutorial is absolutely top-notch, professional quality. :thumb

06-17-2004, 21:59
Thanks Guys,

This will be part of my website but comming soon. Still need lots of work to be done and figure to bash....

Pvt. Ryan HOH, thinks for the tippo... Yah I still nedd lots of thing to learn...

Moleman, the place u recommended to buy the spray is to far from me :(

Solahma, hey feel free to archive this. My small contribution to this community

Q_Con, Wow! thats great I will try that technique as well hmmm.... I have no problem using cotton the tapes help alot did not rally stick that much... Hey my next painting will be 2 of my SAW MG's will post it here once im done...

Hey do you mind sharing the colours that u used? very nice combination man :thumb

Pvt. Ryan HOH
06-18-2004, 00:31
For other viewers-

I use (all model master) modern desert sand, or light ivory for light tan colors (what ever i have really, both are close to white)

I use afrika mustard for darker tans, and od green or dark green for greens.

steel bonnet
06-18-2004, 12:14
Great work & a great How too :D

Steel Bonnet

02-14-2005, 22:15
That is pretty darn Creative I would have never thought of such a thing just would have purchased a CHEAP AB LOL