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Tie dye paint scheme
« on: March 29, 2011, 09:48:40 PM »
Anyone have a good idea for painting tie-dye space marines? I want like the classic blue/pink/greenish look.  I want to make my ego marines super cool and egomaniacs like macho man Randy savage!  That'd be awesome thanks!
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Re: Tie dye paint scheme
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2011, 10:57:21 PM »
I'm spit-balling here. Obviously, you can't twist them like you could a tie-die shirt. However, if you could spin the marines very fast, somehow. Ha, like attach them on to the end of a drill!

I love the idea, a whole field of Mega-Marines like this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYRJLr90vSA

They might make you a little bit insane! Snap into a Xenos!

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Re: Tie dye paint scheme
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2011, 08:50:39 AM »
Just paint VERY CAREFULLY (and one at a time)

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Re: Tie dye paint scheme
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2011, 11:52:15 AM »
How would you spin the model around fast enough though? And how would you drizzle gw paint on it without it coming out terrible?
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Re: Tie dye paint scheme
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2011, 04:19:50 PM »
Me: Mending isn't healing, if Todd's shirt rips I can "mend" it.
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Re: Tie dye paint scheme
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2011, 09:18:24 PM »

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Re: Tie dye paint scheme
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2011, 03:40:31 PM »
You can stick em in a spin art kit
http://www.crayola.com/products/splash/color_twister/

Hate to rain paint on anyone's parade, but I think the kit as sold makes pictures considerably larger than your typical GW marine.  You might have to take the principle of a spin art kit and build it on a much smaller scale.

Be sure you take videos of the process in progress.

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Re: Tie dye paint scheme
« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2011, 10:10:17 PM »
You might have to take the principle of a spin art kit and build it on a much smaller scale.
Or paint much bigger marines!

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Re: Tie dye paint scheme
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2011, 01:47:39 AM »
Actually I just got a brilliant idea, I didn't want to tell you guys yet so I could test it out first...but I'm too lazy:

Prime white

Paint large circles ONLY using assorted citadel washes :D

I think it just might work

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Re: Tie dye paint scheme
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2011, 07:15:17 PM »
I would try using a splayed stipple brush. No idea if it would work, but that's the first thing that came to mind.
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