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Translucent bones. A problem or an opportunity?

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4 hours ago, bojesphob said:

So, I used games workshop washes on my translucent ones (will put in pics momentarily), but I have a Kyphrixis clear coming in the mail, and I want to do a sort of ice dragon for it, with some bluish colors as the wash and then drybrush some white on the edges to make it look sort of cold/cracked/etc. Would the Tamiya Clear Blue be a good choice for that, or would it be too extreme for a clear translucent? A watered down of it?

I'm not sure. 

I plan on picking up a bunch of the oozes, and trying out all of the different colors on the clear before I do my Kyphrixis, but that won't be until after the B4 KS is over. 

I think it might be too strong unless you thin it, however, my understanding is that you don't want to thin the Tamiya Clears with water - you should use the Tamiya Thinner. 

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13 hours ago, kristof65 said:

I'm not sure. 

I plan on picking up a bunch of the oozes, and trying out all of the different colors on the clear before I do my Kyphrixis, but that won't be until after the B4 KS is over. 

I think it might be too strong unless you thin it, however, my understanding is that you don't want to thin the Tamiya Clears with water - you should use the Tamiya Thinner. 

 

Ah. I did just watch a video on youtube that compared the Tamiya with a few other brands of washes/colors that do about the same thing, and I may end up getting the Guilliman Blue glaze from GW for my Kyphrixis. I have the green and red glazes, and they are WAY weaker than the full blown washes, and easy to water down if need be, but wanted to see if there was something comparable that might work better.

 

 

What I'm going to do with Kyphrixis when I get it is I will first test on the base what i end up trying to do. Main reason being I'm going to paint the base as rocks and leave Kyprixis clear, so I can paint over whatever I do as a test. I get Kyphirixis in the mail today (YAY!) but have to order whatever glaze/wash I am going to use since I don't have a local store that has paints unfortunately.

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Got it figured out. I got a bottle of the Guilliman Blue by GW, and realized it was WAY too blue for what I wanted to do. So, I mixed a little bit with some Nihilakh Oxide (which is a technical paint by GW that you can use to put a patina on brass or copper), and it turned out pretty well. I'll be posting a finished pic in the Show Off area shortly :)

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I kind of wish they would re-release the wraith in a clear spectral blue.. 

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On 8/17/2017 at 7:25 PM, kristof65 said:


I plan on picking up a bunch of the oozes, and trying out all of the different colors on the clear before I do my Kyphrixis, but that won't be until after the B4 KS is over. 
 

Finally got around to doing this.  Results can be seen here:

http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/77223-77306-translucent-slimes-and-tamiya-clears/

 

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