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    Drybrushing Rust?

    I have the Ogre Kingdoms army book, and the method in there for creating rust is to stipple. I'm wondering if drybrushing could be used instead. Any thoughts?

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    If its a large flat peice of bare metal, drybrushing could look ok. If its rusty paintwork, or something with some texture, I would paint over with a thin wash of a suitable coloured paint like GW 'Vermin fur', 'Terracotta' or Vallejo 'Red Leather' 818. So that you can see a bit of the metalic tone showing through, it works like shading as it pools in the recesses.
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    Yeah, I think you could definitely use drybrushing, but you would have to pick your location and when to use it as I think the stippling technique would be more versatile.

    Rusty weapons could be done with drybrushing. Getting a streaked effect that could suggest a cutting action scoring the metal surface. Or on the side of tanks if you combined it with some scratches...
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    Black Gobbo E-zine: Painting Metal
    how to paint rust and other metal effects
    drybrushing doesnt realy work very well cause rust tend to form in cracks and crevises
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    Rust, grime, dirt, oil; all of these things can be achieved with a special wash using vallejo "smoke." It works wonders, but you will need to water it down and use some glaze medium to keep it from drying out too fast.

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    Stippling is very much like drybrushing only it is much much more controlled. Drybrushing in general really doesn't produce very precise looks. I personally really reserve drybrushing for things like rock. concrete, or other rough surfaces.

    If you don't want a thick color you can still blot off most of the paint before you start stippling, combine it with some ink glazes and build up a look to the rust that you are trying to achieve.

    many color suggestions were already given. Orange ink can work very well alone or in conjunction with some of the above mentioned colors. You can also get rust powders and a company called modern options makes a rust agent that looks very authentic (it basically is - with a liquid iron solution and a rust accelarant). So there are lots of choices to get a look you want.

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    Just bare one thing in mind if you chose to try the 'Stippling' technique.
    Use a mid sized knackered (well past its best) brush. Because if it isn't before you start, it most certainly will be by the time you finish!
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    Yeah no kidding. Definitely don't want to use your best brush with the nice sharp point.

    I find that both the flat brushes and the round ones that don't necessarily come to a sharp point to work best for both drybrushing and stippling.

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