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 The courier - WIP first build

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Re: The courier - WIP first build
« Reply #30 on: Jul 26, 2020, 03:57 PM »
Lookin great vod! I'm partial to the copper and darker grey metals personally.

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Re: The courier - WIP first build
« Reply #31 on: Jul 26, 2020, 04:02 PM »
Lookin great vod! I'm partial to the copper and darker grey metals personally.

Yeah, I may head down to the hardware store with my vest and scrubs and just wander around looking at things. I don't want to buy a bunch of paint that clashes. Just really drawn to the darker grey hammered metal as an idea.

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Re: The courier - WIP first build
« Reply #32 on: Jul 26, 2020, 06:15 PM »
I'm planning a hammered copper base with matte sand over it, then a lot of rub-through. I'm thinking it will give a great weathered look.

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Re: The courier - WIP first build
« Reply #33 on: Jul 26, 2020, 06:18 PM »
I'm planning a hammered copper base with matte sand over it, then a lot of rub-through. I'm thinking it will give a great weathered look.

That sounds amazing!

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Re: The courier - WIP first build
« Reply #34 on: Aug 08, 2020, 09:51 PM »
I got some Rustoleum "Forged Hammered" spray paint in Antique Pewter, with an accent color of a chalk texture blue. Spent some time today doing testing on spare sintra pieces I have. Really pleased with the look- it looks very metallic, and the chalk texture in the blue stripes looks dusty and somewhat faded already, so weathering should work well. The big thing I found is that I have to do a base coat with the metallic paint, then the accent color over it. Otherwise the thinner blue paint looks sunken in and flat.

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And here's a shot where I applied the chalk blue right onto the white sintra- really looks different and not good at all:


I then rushed to do a quick paint test on my bracers, which was a mistake as now I need to sand a lot off as the surface wasn't smooth enough before I painted and the imperfections really stand out. Blah- hoping I can fix it and don't have to start over there.

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Re: The courier - WIP first build
« Reply #35 on: Aug 09, 2020, 12:01 PM »
Chalk texture, eh? Note to self; that has a nice sandblasted look.

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Re: The courier - WIP first build
« Reply #36 on: Sep 19, 2020, 11:13 AM »
Hey guys I’m going to be stepping away from this project for a bit and think about if this is the right thing for me.

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Re: The courier - WIP first build
« Reply #37 on: Sep 19, 2020, 11:58 AM »
Hope everything is okay, you seemed to be on a roll. But life...

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Re: The courier - WIP first build
« Reply #38 on: Sep 19, 2020, 02:03 PM »
Real life comes before plastic spacemen.  We'll be here when/if you decide to come back, but you will still be our vod either way.

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