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  Easy wood grain effects
Merlin
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Posted: Saturday, October 22, 2005 - 09:37 PM UTC
This short feature describes a hassle-free way to create a "wood grain" finish which should have applications for all types of models.

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If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
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Posted: Saturday, October 22, 2005 - 10:34 PM UTC
Just what I like, a nice simple to use technique.
Thanks Rowan.
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Posted: Sunday, October 23, 2005 - 01:08 AM UTC
Rowan, when you say "poster paint", am I correctly assuming you mean Water colors?
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Posted: Sunday, October 23, 2005 - 01:23 AM UTC

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Rowan, when you say "poster paint", am I correctly assuming you mean Water colors?



Hi Tom

Yes, poster paints are water-based. They are a cheap alternative to gouache and are often used in schools.

All the best

Rowan
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Posted: Sunday, October 23, 2005 - 01:35 AM UTC
Very usefull, Rowan!!

Thanks for sharing....John.
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Posted: Sunday, October 23, 2005 - 02:42 PM UTC
Fantastic tip there Rowan.

Will try your tip but use acrylics and see if it turns out the same way. Enamel drying properties are somewhat similar to acrylics anyway.
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Posted: Sunday, October 23, 2005 - 05:27 PM UTC
Easy, simple and quick. Now that's what I call a Great Tip. Many thanks for that super useful tip Rowan.
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Posted: Sunday, October 23, 2005 - 06:11 PM UTC
Rowan, I hope you don't mind... your instruction is copied and saved!

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Posted: Monday, October 24, 2005 - 04:32 AM UTC
Thanks for this technique, fast & simple, I think even I can do it.
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Posted: Monday, October 24, 2005 - 05:58 AM UTC
Rowan

Cool little article. I'll try it. Thanks.

Steve