[WWI] Re: WWI Citadel metalics
knnths at mchsi.com
Fri Feb 25 11:12:50 EST 2005
Hello Mikko, others -
> IMHO there is no tone exactly like Humbrol's matt aluminum in Citadel
> Acrylics. Boltgun Metal is a nice choice for aluminum but it is
> than Humbrol's. Mithril silver might be too silvery for 'aluminum
> dope' as
> such. I'm just testing it in mixtures with Skull White..
If it's an entire aircraft, such as Nieuport or Pfalz, this won't work,
I've good results base painting in black, then drybrushing up from
Bolt Gun, Chainmail or Mithril (highlights).
It's progressive, so you can stop whenever you get what you like.
All I can figure is somehow, the black knocks it down a bit, showing
Just about everything gets a base of black before shining up to
Some, like MGs, get barely a whisper, whereas others - a fuel tank or
ammo bin - get a fair treatment.
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