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I freely admit that my green stuff skills have yet to develop. Heck, I'm not even sure if I have the right hormones to develop green stuff skills.
So my current hobbying scenario and resulting question is this:
I'm using green stuff to hold the broken rock/tooth/shell things in place. How long should I wait before painting the green stuff?
I'm not sure about the color of the shell boundary around the base. I'm thinking maybe it should echo the colors on the cauldron's teeth.
Anyhow, here's a pic:
mm giant teeth sticking out of the ground sounds like an awesome idea, though if you have the patience, you might want to flesh the shells out a little with green stuff to look more like teeth :3
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you have to wait 24 hours for GS to fully cure, otherwise if you paint ontop it would take forever to dry
24 hours sounds good.
I'm reluctant to play with more green stuff. I'd rather camouflage it with paint, spray on some Dull Cote, and see how it looks in the daylight. Some dingy washes and paler highlights should do the trick.
Interesting way to decorate a base mate; very nice indeed. I'm not sure just blending those rocks into the rest of the base will look good. Maybe you should paint them so they frame the model. I notice there is some red in there - why not paint them so they appear bloodstained? This would give you a sort of frame the the whole model and base.
Really depends on how you want it to turn out though - from that picture below I think they work really well unpainted (though the green stuff does need hiding).
I can't see why paint can't be applied on top of soft GS.
The only minor problems I foresee are:
1) The GS is still soft and may deform. Painting shouldn't exert that much force on the GS if you're careful. It shouldn't deform.
2) Minute amounts of heat generated by the GS whilst it's curing. The heat generated by GS is akin to skin temperature. Nothing to worry about.
3) Paint interfering with the curing GS. Acrylic is a pretty inert substance so it shouldn't interfere with the chemical reaction of the curing GS.
I would let it cure completely but I don't see any reasons why you can't apply paint straight over it.
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Greenstuff usually sets in 4 hours unless you have a large amount of it worked. It fully cures in 24 hours, again depending on how much of it you have.
Typically, I mix greenstuff with fine white milliput to get more flexibility and smoother sculpts. But, if you're just using it to stick things together or fill gaps, might not be so useful...though mixing them like that does save you money in the long run because it extends the amounts you use by quite a bit.