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How to paint rock bases

1. Everyone who painted their own model needs to feature it somehow. First thing that comes to mind, is very universal and looks good with any miniature is a rock base.

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2. First I paint the base with black paint.

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3. I use airbrush to paint the whole base with white paint, like Valleyo Game Color 72701. It shouldn't be very detailed - pockets in the rock should stay black.

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4. Then I apply black Valleyo ink on it - the best way if to use airbrush again.

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5. Using dry brush technique I paint only elements that are sticking out and some parts of the base. For that I use rust coloured paint, like Valleyo Model Color 70846

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6. Then, using dry brush again, I paint elements of bark with grey Valleyo Game Color 72049. I also use Valleyo Game Color 72701 white paint again and apply it with dry brush on the most sticking out parts of the base.

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7. To finish it of I use stiff, small brush to rub in different pigments into the pockets of the base. Any number of colours used will be fine. I use MIG P230 Old Rust, MIG P025 Standard Rust and MIG P024 Light Rust pigments. After applying the pigments I ground it with Pigment Fixer liquid. It's best to airbrush it.

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