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How to paint a base to look like grass (Pingo's methd)

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Great thread Pingo, Thanks! I did this a couple weeks ago on the first of my Korbalas army minis (having seen your first post on this), not wanting fragile basing, but did not take the time to do as good as you do. Now I see where I could have done better. :)

 

Andy

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That's awesome, I'll have to try this! I bought some static grass but I was also worried about how it would hold up under the rigors of gaming, since I'm only planning on giving nice bases to the PCs. :)

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

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As with the first set of pictures - mind=blown.

 

True mark of a master is in how you make it look and sound so easy. However, I just know that if I tried it, it would end up looking like ... like .... well, frankly, it would end up looking like crap.

 

Luckily, I got in on the Happy Sepuku KS. I will use money to cover up my shortcoming in talent!

:lol:

 

 

 

PS I will not be taking any bets on whether my HS bases look better than Pingo's painted bases. ::(:

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While the thread and OP are fine and brilliant and most useful, I begin to worry that our Pingo is gonna burn out, here. Got so many fine and interesting projects juggling, I fear she's gonna snap and put away the paintbrushes and take up crocheting or something...

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nice work pingo, ill have to give tht a try.  My DDS2 terrain got a very similar treatment.  But I was pretty rushed for time. 

I didn't put nearly as much thought into it, just painted by feel. 

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While the thread and OP are fine and brilliant and most useful, I begin to worry that our Pingo is gonna burn out, here. Got so many fine and interesting projects juggling, I fear she's gonna snap and put away the paintbrushes and take up crocheting or something...

Psst. This thread is two years old. No danger of burnout here.

 

I don't crochet anyway, although I ... may have a yarn-based project going elsewhere, no promises.

 

But that's neither here nor there. Mostly I use minis paintling as a practice laboratory, a respite from panel painting, and one of several arts and crafts I juggle to spin inspirations and play with ideas.

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This is a welcomed thread necromancy holy resurrection.

 

Never saw the original thread and never even thought of painting grass.

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