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Anyone familiar with the Chameleon Paints?

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Greenstuffworld has a new line of paints, these are iridiscent paints with a metallic shine.

 

I have seen some video's but I was wondering if anyone has tried them out yet?

 

Any experience with these?

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I think Wappel did a video demonstrating them. Lemme go try to find it. 

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12 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

Okay, here it is. 

 

Also.... they call it chameleon. BUT THAT IS AN IGUANA. <_<

 

https://wappellious.blogspot.com/2017/12/color-craze.html

 

Yes it is an Iguana!

 

Thx for this article, I wonder if these paints are worth trying.

It seems like a neat effect and I do have some minis that could benefit from it.

 

I do not airbrush, only normal brush, and I do need to find a gloss black for basecoat then.

 

 

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I'm curious about them as well (no real plans, just omg they're shiny and pretty with all the want) but I'd definitely be curious about their use as a brush on paint ^_^

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Looks like interference paints. Golden has a line of single-color interference paints for hand painting; you can mix two or more together to get the desired color shift effect. (Mix all of them and you get pearl). They also sell them in different grinds, unless you want a sparkle effect you'll want Fine for mini-scale.

 

Self-promotion out of the way, I've used them a couple times on some minis, you can see what they look like (kinda, really hard to photograph properly) on them. Quite useful for certain effects, for example, the "lighting" is done with blue and orange interference paints. Also if you thin them down they make excellent paints for painting shear or gossamer fabric.

 

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Basically they shift the color of a light source's highlight to whatever the interference paint is. If it's black underneath, the color will show through brilliantly, but you can do some subtle tinting or counter-coloring effects with them.

 

From this angle, it's very bluish...

 

But shift the light angle and all the blue disappears.

 

Also dedicate a brush to them. They have fine mica flakes in them, and if you use the same brush for non interference paint you'll get random shiny flakes in your non-shiny paint.

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I like to collect paints..so I might give these a shot.

 

Just wondering if anyone already tried them.

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I got them recently....

 

I've only tried one, yet, on a shield...  with a brush...

 

The effect was less than spectacular. Even if I tried to follow the 'many, many very thin layers' strategy that was recommended.

I haven't had the time to try airbrushing it yet...

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