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Topic: Halloween House#2 Painted or not? (Image heavy)  (Read 5554 times)
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« on: September 06, 2010 11:43:24 AM »

Just finished the final pieces of my second house, but i am really having trouble deciding whether I should paint it flat black (as the silhouette looks very halloweeny) or if I should add color.
The obvious solution would be to make another one and leave one black and paint the other, but I am already chomping at the bit to move on to a new design. What do you think? Color? Or flat black?


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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2010 11:56:56 AM »

I'd recommend not painting ^^
It looks really creepy! (that's a good thing ^^)
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« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2010 12:00:20 PM »

I like it the way it is, it looks really good.
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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2010 12:00:42 PM »

if it were to be painted in color, I would just real thinned out colors, so it still has an overall dark effect. I think it would retain it's creepyness that way. I friggin love it by the way  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2010 12:11:18 PM »

Maybe some accent color, of orange or purple. hard choice looks great.
Just finished the final pieces of my second house, but i am really having trouble deciding whether I should paint it flat black (as the silhouette looks very halloweeny) or if I should add color.
The obvious solution would be to make another one and leave one black and paint the other, but I am already chomping at the bit to move on to a new design. What do you think? Color? Or flat black?
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« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2010 12:42:43 PM »

It looks really awesome!! Cheesy

I think it'd be nice if you painted one of those little pumpkins I see off to the side and put one in the window up top. Just a nice little focal point.

A little detail/focal point of color would be good, IMHO. :3
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« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2010 01:01:00 PM »

Do you have any of the rubbing wax stuff? Or mica powder? They rub on and leave a sheen and very faint colour, but it would still be black overall (which, incidentally, is amazing)

http://www.fredaldous.co.uk/shop-online/rub-n-buff-metallic-wax.htm

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« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2010 01:22:38 PM »

I think it looks amazing the way it is!
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« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2010 01:28:30 PM »

Do you have any of the rubbing wax stuff? Or mica powder? They rub on and leave a sheen and very faint colour, but it would still be black overall (which, incidentally, is amazing)

i second this idea.  in fact i came in here to type it but i'm glad someone else did first because i couldn't remember the name of that kind of colors that you rub on.
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« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2010 01:31:53 PM »

If you decide to leave it black, you could color the pumpkins and use them in the design.  It's just amazing.  Can't wait to see the finished project! 
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