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    Nov 3, 2006, 1:05 AM - best weathering #1

    after a lot of sanding i finally got the paint off my bucket and im startin to repaint. Im goin for ROTJ and i know where all the scratches are but i dont know how to go about making them. any tips on what the best method on how to do that and on the best ways of weathering?
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    Nov 3, 2006, 1:26 AM - Re: best weathering #2

    I think alot folks use a compass point for fine scratches... As for 'blackin' it up' near the end of your paintjob, you can use this method:

    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...ghlight=pastel


    EDIT-

    Now that I read that again, it has a link to his ROTJ tutorial... Thats a win/win for you.
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    Nov 3, 2006, 1:39 AM - Re: best weathering #3

    thats awesome thanks a lot
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    Nov 3, 2006, 2:55 AM - Re: best weathering #4

    Personally I use spraypaint and mustard. Yes, mustard, straight from your fridge.

    Paint the base silver, put mustard on whatever you want to show silver, then paint the second layer on. Once you can touch the 2nd layer without the paint being wet, wash it off, then do the 3rd layer.
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    Nov 3, 2006, 5:48 AM - Re: best weathering #5

    I'm with GCNgamer128 on this one mustard is the way to go.
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    Nov 3, 2006, 9:45 AM - Re: best weathering #6

    There is also masking fluid, it works the exact same as the mustard would, but it's specifically made for masking in weathering. Mustard is extremely cheap, but I believe you get more accurate shapes with the masking fluid. Being on how much you want to spend, they are both pretty good ways for weathering armour.
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    Nov 5, 2006, 6:54 PM - Re: best weathering #7

    the mustard worked great on the damage and im gonna go back over and make the small scratches on my own

    are there other ways to make it looked dirty and weathered besides the pastel powder or is that the best way?
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    Nov 5, 2006, 8:21 PM - Re: best weathering #8

    Misting with spray paint. Tans, gray, and black
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    Nov 6, 2006, 12:03 AM - Re: best weathering #9

    Mix a bit of acrylic paint in with some water and wash your helmet with it. Read through the paint list thread Rouge Studios posted (stickey at the top of this forum) it goes in detail.
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    Nov 6, 2006, 6:13 AM - Re: best weathering #10

    Quote Predatormv said: View Post
    Mix a bit of acrylic paint in with some water and wash your helmet with it. Read through the paint list thread Rouge Studios posted (stickey at the top of this forum) it goes in detail.
    I mix it with Windex instead of water, it dries faster

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