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Old 01 Feb 2007, 20:24   #1 (permalink)
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On a the tyranids the easiest way to do a lot of the shading is going to be ink washes. Since I'm using a pretty dark purple for the carapaces I think a black wash will do fine. My main question is do I need to buy a special ink for this, like the citadel color inks, or can I simply thin down some india ink for this?
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O DA BLEEDIN' DROPS O RED!
WHERE ON DA DEKK ME KAP'N LIES,
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Old 01 Feb 2007, 20:29   #2 (permalink)
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Thin down some black and you're set - what I do is just add a lot of water to my black on the pallette (Maybe 8:1 or even more) and there - saved money buying a specific ink, while doing the same purpose.
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Old 01 Feb 2007, 22:46   #3 (permalink)
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Ah, good to hear. This'll save some moeny and time, since I won't have to wait for a new order to ship. *glares at the local Hobby Lobby* Carry something else besides Testors! >
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OI KAP'N MY KAP'N! OUR FEARFUL TRIP 'ES DUN!
DA ROKK 'AS WETHERD EV'RY RAKK DA PROIZE WE SOTT IZ WUNN!
DA PORT IS NEAH DA BELLZ OI 'EAR DA BOYZ IZ ALL EXULTINGZ!
WHOILE FOLLOW EYEZ DA STEDDY KEEL DA VESSUL GRIM AN' DARIN':
BUT O 'ERT, 'ERT, 'ERT!
O DA BLEEDIN' DROPS O RED!
WHERE ON DA DEKK ME KAP'N LIES,
FALL'N KOLD AN' DEDD.

OI KAP'N MOI KAP'N! ROIZE UP AN' 'EAR DA WAAAGH!
ROIZE UP FER YEZ - DA BANNER IZ FLUNG - FER YEZ DA SHOOTA DAKKAZ;
FER YEZ POINTY STIKKS AN' IRON GOBZ - FER YEZ DA GROT PITZ A-CROWDIN;
FER YEZ DEY KALL, DA MOBBIN' BOYZ, DER EAGER MUGZ TURNIN';
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