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Friday Quick Tip: Intro to Wet Blending

Here's a quick video tip from LBursley on an often requested how-to: wet blending. Check out the vid:



He makes it look so easy! This is definitely one of those techniques that it helps to see in practice over just reading directions on a page. But remember, painting is a skill; and with any skill you need to work at it and practice before you're an expert.

10 comments:

  1. Great video - it does make it seem so easy. What are you using to keep the paint so wet? Is it just a lot of water?

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  2. It does look easy, but I was wondering the same thing. My paint seems to dry quicker.

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  3. Going by his website. I'm assuming that he uses Liquitex Slow-Dri Gel to keep his paints from drying to fast.

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  4. its an awesome video. I have thought about using that technique of spraying on a light colour base coat so help you find the true highlights but as I paint Guard I think they're too small to show that kind of lighting. If I had a SM army though I would definitely follow that technique.
    Craig @ Cadian8th.blogspot.com

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  5. interesting and looks great, but after noticing that he is left handed, I realize that its got to be magic trickery as no lefty can be trusted.

    John
    Santa Cruz Warhammer

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  6. Wow, that was really great vid. Nice painting. More vids like this one.

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  7. Thanks guys for the compliments! Yes LIQUITEX Slow-dri is what makes this technique work.

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  8. Wow... you make painting seem so easy. That was... quiet breath taking. Seriously.

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  9. Thanks for the video, it's awesome. I'll have to try that technique on my termies :)

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  10. The video seems to have gone missing...

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