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Rock Painting Help

Discussion in 'Habitat and Exhibit' started by drob, May 1, 2020.

  1. drob

    drob Active Member

    I recently finished a large rock for a 3/4 wall mount deer display,and I need advice on painting.I usually mix black paint with water,paint rock,then spray with water to remove paint and leave highlites and toning.The problem is that my rocks come out looking to "stone gray" instead of the nice,(soft) color I'm looking for.Any help or suggestions would be appreciated!
  2. 3bears

    3bears Well-Known Member

    Do multiple washes of differing colors and don't use complete coverage of washes. Rocks are not all one tone
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  3. drob

    drob Active Member

    Thankyou , I'll try that.
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  4. Danny Willoughby

    Danny Willoughby New Member

    Habitat Rock has some good videos for painting rock
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