Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Making and painting an Apoxy sculpt base

Here are a few quick shots of an apoxy sculpt base.  First, the sculpted bits...

And now for the painting.  It was fairly basic.  I had a grey, a brown, a yellow, and a seafoam green.  Using a larger brush and working rapidly, I started out with a yellow/grey mix .  The grey/brown mix was used on the rocks themselves...

You can see the seafoam green mixed in with the grey on the upper surfaces of the rocks.  Eventually, I mixed in a yellowish white to begin highlighting them.

The highlighting continues.  I also mixed this light color in with the yellow/grey mix to highlight the 'ground'.

At this point, it was ready to be shaded and glazed darker.  I used a black, a sepia and a bit of green.  I focused on the lowest areas making sure to vary how much green or sepia was used.

Here's the finished results!


  1. This is one of my favorite articles on the blog. It's a simply shown execution of your "shaded basecoat" technique. Between this, and your Rivet videos, I've found your instruction to be excellent!

    1. Many thanks! That means a great deal to me, since the teaching is so important!