Welcome to my latest painting guide! Today I’m covering the shack from the Construction Site terrain pack.
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Prep: Fully build the shack and undercoat black.
A note on drybrushing: When covering larger areas, especially on terrain, I prefer to use drybrushing. This technique requires you to add a light amount of paint to the brush and then remove most of it. Lightly brushing over some kitchen roll until only a small amount of chalky paint is left. When brushed over a model this hits the hard edges but can also be used to build up in layers to create a gradation in colour.
A specific drybrush helps greatly, especially on larger models. Something like this or this.
Dawnstone: Apply a basecoat across the shack.
Celestra Grey: Apply a heavy drybrush from the top down.
Ulthuan Grey: Apply a medium drybrush from the top down.
White Scar: Apply a light drybrush around the top.
Incubi Darkness: Apply a basecoat to the roof, doors, railings and sign.
Warplock Bronze: Apply a basecoat to the vent, and window and door frames.
Celestra Grey: Apply a basecoat to the Fisk lettering.
Thunderhawk Blue: Apply a drybrush to the roof, doors, railings and sign, focussing on the top half.
Leadbelcher: Apply a drybrush to the vent, and window and door frames.
Ulthuan Grey: Apply a layer to the Fisk lettering.
Russ Grey: Apply an edge highlight to the roof, doors, railings and sign, focussing on the top half.
Agrax Earthshade: Apply a wash to the vent, and window and door frames.
White Scar: Apply a layer to the Fisk lettering.
Kantor Blue: Apply a basecoat.
Teclis Blue: Apply a thinned layer to the top left corner.
Lothern Blue: Apply a line highlight ot the top left corner and apply some dashes across.
One thought on “MCP – Construction Site Painting Guide Part 3 – Shack”
That is a great tutorial- thanks for posting it.