Welcome to Librarium Online!
Join our community of 80,000+ members and take part in the number one resource for Warhammer and Warhammer 40K discussion!
Registering gives you full access to take part in discussions, upload pictures, contact other members and search everything!
So I'm grinding out Ork terrain and vehicles for our Gorka Morka campaign, and painting chipped metal is just taking TOO LONG. So in a fit of desperation, I grab a silver marker (Sharpie's my brand of choice), stipple and dab around the edges, and VOILA!
So, I figure, with a bit more subtlety, this must work on vehicles too, right? Right!
Last edited by Ironhands; June 18th, 2009 at 03:18.
Terrain, Conversions, House Rules, Costumes
Looks decent if you're going for that well-used look. Have you considered trying any of the other techniques that attempt to achieve a similar effect like the salt+hairspray or small pieces of painter's tape? Those would probably get you a slightly nicer look for a slight bit more work (but still probably faster than painting it on as you said).
Also, are you talking about the sharpie paint markers or just a regular marker? The paint markers are incredible for detail work if you don't have the steadiest hand. I've never thought of using a regular marker on models but maybe it is worth a shot.
Last edited by paregoric_HAL; June 18th, 2009 at 07:26.
ah cool - i have been thinking of a way to do this. definitely the easiest solution i can think of.
I believe that Gundam Marker also have a silver paint marker, if you were wanting a bit more precision. Also, you can shave one half of the sharpie down so you get a more chisel like shape for fine work.
Eldar ~7k, Orks ~11k, Tyranids ~1k5, Space Wolves ~1k