Friday, 27 January 2012

A Sucker For The Juice - A 'New' Basing Material

Had this on the list, for a while ... very cheap, from my local, market, floral supplier ...



Scrunch the block up, in a suitable bag, into the fine, polymer, particles (gloves, care and a mask *may* be useful for this) ...


In these cases, I used brown inks and Vallejo Satin Varnish/Glaze Medium, to bind the brown version (with a quick, grey, drybrush, for illustration) and to create a matt finish (the particles twinkle a little, if not - maybe you would like that :) ).  I used a, light-grey, acrylic paint and the varnish, to make the 'concrete' and then gave it a graded, black wash, for illustration (clicky for biggy) ...



A cheap, fine (but still textured), colour-absorbent, easily-manipulated, 'flock' ... depending on the binding medium used, it can be 'clumped 'or not; experimentation is fun.

I have not tried any brighter colours, on it, yet.

2 comments:

  1. Genius! I must get some and try it out.

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  2. Welcome G, Cheers and good luck with that :) !!!

    CS

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