Friday, January 25, 2013

Time for the 'Dip'

I brushed on a glaze of Army Painter rather than dip the figure in a tin of the stuff. The Army painter used was infact a new product, a water based bottle of the strong tone. I'm used to leaving my stained figures for twenty four hours, so this water based solution was a god send, for it dryed in minutes rather than hours. I don't know how long one paint pot sized bottle will last me, or how many figures it can do, but I was pleased with the results. I also prefered the control I had with the water based stain. Like Ink but with better coverage I would say.
The stain still wet, but already the figures are looking better.
After about thirty minutes I started to paint on the same base colours over the stain to act as simple highlights.

3 comments:

Monty said...

First off, great work and thank you for sharing you series on AP dip. I'm a 15mm guy but I've bought up a bunch of Saga and a tin of AP. I haven't given it a go yet but looking at your results and suggestions, I'll do so with more confidence than before I read your series. Nice project too!

VolleyFireWargames said...

Hey there have you compared it to the vallejo paints large pot of washes? Over here in the states -They are 10 bucks for a nice large half pint about the size of the regular Army painter tins.

Bishop Lord said...

Nice job job :-) I've also just started using the water based wash, Strong and ark tone on my 28's and like yourself have found it a god send.

Jason.