Help with Paints Needed for KS5

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Re: Help with Paints Needed for KS5

Post by dice4hire » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:36 pm

Good news for me.
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Re: Help with Paints Needed for KS5

Post by AnimeSensei » Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:04 pm

Valorian_Seneschal wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:02 pm
We have asked the factory to match the base dungeon gray color of KS1 pieces.
Thank you! :mrgreen:
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Re: Help with Paints Needed for KS5

Post by Valorian_Seneschal » Mon Feb 12, 2018 3:02 pm

kodiakbear wrote:
Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:45 pm
dice4hire wrote:
Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:41 pm
The big question unfortunately is what color the base "grey" dwarvenite will be this time. Personally I do not really noticed but some do.

You may need a base coat. Any word from DF on base color this time around?
I really hope it matches KS1 tiles, please lord I hope KS5 unpainted matches KS1.
We have asked the factory to match the base dungeon gray color of KS1 pieces. Erin and I are shooting new painting videos for DoD. The steps for the basic dungeon pieces are not difficult depending on how closely you want to match the factory paint jobs, or our studio paint jobs.
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Re: Help with Paints Needed for KS5

Post by dice4hire » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:27 pm

I liked watching those videos again, a blast from the past.
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Re: Help with Paints Needed for KS5

Post by dice4hire » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:21 pm

Ok, I see it now, thanks. Not sure what colors he used to put it together, but the moss green DF paint might do the job well. I really like that color though it might be a bit brighter than the orc green he is using. The DF color sludge might work well also as it is a darker green but still kinda murky looking. You can get those for really cheap, and in rally big bottles at the store.
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Re: Help with Paints Needed for KS5

Post by Swiftbrook » Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:15 pm

OK, watched another video .... "Pokorny Pre Mixed Extra Fine Grade Colours" on YouTube. Now, will the four base paints be offered for $29 again, or just need to shell out $40?

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Re: Help with Paints Needed for KS5

Post by Swiftbrook » Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:58 pm

I got the color from the Basic Painting Techniques Video under the Tutorial menu. It's discussed (and mixed) at 1:20 and 3:09.

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Re: Help with Paints Needed for KS5

Post by dice4hire » Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:49 pm

Do you have a pic of the color "orc green?" I do not remember where it was.
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Re: Help with Paints Needed for KS5

Post by Swiftbrook » Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:47 pm

Adding to the conversation ...

I have a few packs of KS1 that I have painted following the tutorial videos. I'm getting a small amount of KS5 in a few months (it's getting close now), and I'm starting to think about the paints. I've used a variety of inexpensive paints (DecoArt, FolkArt, Apple Barrel, Ceramcoat) as well as some Vallejo Model Color paints with good success. However, I can't seem to get or mix a color I like for the "Orc Green" final painting step. I need help finding an out-of-the-bottle color to use for this final step. I could probably do an easy mix of two colors as well. Suggestions? Thanks!

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Re: Help with Paints Needed for KS5

Post by galahad » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:58 pm

great - I love the DF paint guides. They are awesome.

advice - buy the DF set of brushes when you get your big bottles of paint - they are a great deal!
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