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I like the Woodland Scenics Realistic Water myself....

Pours right from the bottle....

 

Youtube videos on using it can be found here

 

George

 

that's what i use, but it shrinks and withers away into a little film

 

Yep, Realistic Water sucks especially for larger pours. It's great for very tiny pours and making things really shiny, but absolutely horrendous for anything that takes a larger pour and then you have to do 3, 4, 5, or more pours to get it to look how you you want, and it still never sets hard. I use it for very specific things on basing, but never again will I use it for a larger pour.

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Looking great! Love the spots and colors on the Dinos. As for the water effects, I'm using some that I got in the kids diorama dept at Michael's (may have been JoAnn Etcs). It comes in a small bottle, and you use elmers school glue to great the border for it. You poor it in, let it dry over night, then if you want, add a bit more to make it darker. It's kind of a blue, see through, epoxy. Worked great for a lava base I did! 

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Wonderful, I love the color contrast. It all looks awesome, so realistic.

 

Well, you see.... Siri is in fact a Time Traveller, these aren't minis painted up..

 

These are photographs Siri took on one of her trips into the past...

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