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Re: Snow

From: "Brian Bilderback" <bbilderback@h...>
Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2000 09:34:14 PST
Subject: Re: Snow

That is, if you have the tme to put into that much painting. But if you
flocking as a quick solution, nd don't like the gleam, why not just give
a once-over with Dullcote or some similar matte lacquer?

Brian B

----Original Message Follows----
From: Henrix <>
Reply-To: gzg-l@CSUA.Berkeley.EDU
To: gzg-l@CSUA.Berkeley.EDU
Subject: Re: Snow
Date: Sat, 04 Mar 2000 02:39:01 +0100

The snow flock (used for railway modelling) and christmas decoration
sprays I
have seen all look very shiny and frosty, which is how snow looks close
up but
not from any distance.
The best snowcovered miniature terrains I have seen have all been
painted, not
flocked. Use some fine filler or plaster or somesuch to form the
Paint it white with a touch of blue, with more blue in the shadows. This
course only works if you want a fully snow covered landscape, where the
doesn't show through.


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