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Old 07 May 2007, 10:08   #1 (permalink)
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Default Highlighting camo green?

Well I just started painting my first vehicle, and i started with a basecoat of dark angels green, I then highlighted it with camo green, and blocked some of the areas on the piranah.

Here are some pics of it in case you dont understand:
http://forums.tauonline.org/index.php?topic=45231.0

Anyway, I just realised that i needed to highlight the camo green, but I dont know how :'(
I was thinking scorpian green but im not sure. Advice anyone.
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Old 07 May 2007, 10:54   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Highlighting camo green?

Add some skull white to camo green, until it's a lighter shade, it will help contrast with the darker recess.
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Old 07 May 2007, 12:21   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Highlighting camo green?

I would either add bleach bone to your camo green or mix fortress gray to camo green for a natural looking highlight I tried it with Dark Angels Greenthew mixing gray worked well
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Old 07 May 2007, 12:57   #4 (permalink)
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The best way to highlight that camo is by mixing a slight amount of bad moon yellow with the base color. Green reflects yellow, not white, but being a warm color is actually absorbs light tremendously. Go outside and look at leaves. See how they appear dark even in sunlight? Now really look at what color the reflected light is. It is yellowish.

Be careful though, because yellow if a B*stard of a color to use. If you use too much it will look cartoonish. Too little and you can't tell the difference.

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Default Re: Highlighting camo green?

Question will that work for dark angel green
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Old 07 May 2007, 13:11   #6 (permalink)
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it works wonderfully for dark angels green. makes it very vibrant, and depending on the effect you want, you can go from simply brighter, right through to glowing

although from what i remember of camo green, i'm gonna maintain the use of bleached bone as a highlight . also a warm colour. it just has a different hue to it than yellow. but give both a whirl, and see which one you prefer
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Default Re: Highlighting camo green?

hey waht about usign rotting flesh? how would that work wth camo green.
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Old 07 May 2007, 14:00   #8 (permalink)
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Default Re: Highlighting camo green?

honestly, i couldn't say, as i've never bothered to pick it up. never really felt the need, really

but i imagine it'd turn out alright. wouldn't wanna use it til i'd tested it tho
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